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About the role

You will provide personal and domestic assistance to older people in their own homes to help them maintain their independence and enjoy an acceptable quality of life. This may include all aspects of personal care, as well as carrying out light housework (dusting, tidying, vacuuming, laundry, ironing and the provision of light meals).

Our Care Assistants also provide a “respite” service for carers for an agreed period of time, in order to allow the carer to take a break.

Hours: This post is offered on a zero hours contract working from 8am-8pm on a rota basis, based on your availability and the needs of the service.

Salary: £10.20 per hour

Application deadline: We are recruiting for this role on an ongoing basis.

How to apply

To apply, please download the documents below. Complete the application form and send it to or to our office address (Age UK K&C, Unit 24, 10 Acklam Road, London, W10 5QZ), marked for the attention of Karen Gilchrist. If you have any questions, please email or phone us on 020 8969 9105. 


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Application form

Equal opportunities form