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Help at Home Assistant (Casual Contract)

Published on 04 June 2024 08:00 AM

Salary: £13.15 per hour (plus mileage)

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm – you state when and how often you want to work 

Location: Harrow and North of Hillingdon

Benefits: Competitive pension with employer contribution of 5% and the opportunity to join our health plan


Are you passionate about helping to improve the quality of life for older people?

Are you caring, reliable, practical and can go the extra mile for older people to remain independent in their own home?

The Help at Home service aims to support older people by helping with those tasks they may have difficulty doing themselves and thus enabling them to stay in their own home, maintain their independence and improve their wellbeing. This chargeable service offers our clients help with a variety of tasks, such as:

  • Cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Helping to change beds
  • Companionship
  • Taking clients to appointments or social events
  • Preparing light meals
  • Helping with paperwork
  • Having a cup of tea and a chat

Please note we do not provide personal care

An enhanced DBS check with vulnerable adults will be carried out at our expense.

(see job description & person specification below for a comprehensive overview of all role requirements)

If you have any questions about the role, or for an informal discussion with the recruiting manager please contact

Please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to Please note we do accept CV's but it will need to be accompanied with a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Age UK HHB is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent, is committed to safeguarding and promoting  the welfare of all older people and children within the London Boroughs of Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent. Your role may require you to undertake a DBS check.

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Documents

We are very grateful for your interest in working with our organisation. We try to respond to all applications within 2 weeks of the deadline but sometimes the amount of interest means that this just isn’t possible. If you have not heard from us within this time period, it will unfortunately mean that you were not successful in this application but please do apply for other roles with us. Thank you.