Progress your career as a carer with Ashridge Home Care, award-winning home care provider


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We are looking for people who are kind, caring, compassionate and can help us to uphold our vision: to enable people to independently live at home as a genuine choice and empower them to live the life that they wish to, feeling safe and happy.

Home care assistant pay and benefits

Working as an hourly carer for Ashridge Home Care means you will receive the following benefits:

  • £13.50 per hour on weekdays and £15.50 on a weekend including double pay on bank holidays.
  • A minimum of 2-hour care visits with clients.
  • Paid client to client mileage at 0.45p per mile.
  • Guaranteed and contracted hours available to provide further security.
  • Holiday Pay and Pension Scheme.
  • Generous Refer a Friend Scheme using the Care Friends app up to £400 per friend referred.
  • Gain the highly accredited Care Certificate with extensive training and support throughout your career including NVQ Level 2 and 3.
  • Ongoing support through our lovely head office team whenever you need it, on the phone or in-person.
  • Free enhanced DBS.
  • Employee assistance Programme.

What does the role of an hourly care assistant involve?

We are the only care provider to deliver a minimum of two-hour visits. We want you to be enabled to build trusting relationships with your clients and feel that you have the time to care properly. You will provide your clients with companionship, home help, personal care support, accompaniment on outings and assistance with their daily routine.

We are offering part-time and full-time opportunities to visit our clients in their own homes throughout Amersham. There are no set hours or shifts – let us know your availability and we will match suitable clients to your schedule accordingly.

What qualifications do you need to be an hourly care assistant?

You do not need to have formal qualifications. We are looking for someone who is:

  • Passionate about caring and making a difference to someone’s life.
  • Able to offer our clients companionship and support whilst promoting their independence and wellbeing.
  • A driver, with access to their own car to enable you to travel to clients’ homes.

If you have further questions before you apply, please feel free to give us our office team a call on 01494 917344.

Please note that applicants are required to have the right to work in the UK as we do not offer visa sponsorship.


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Being a home carer takes a remarkable kind of person

There are many attributes and skills that we look for in our care professionals. You will need to:

  • Have a positive outlook on life
  • Be caring, kind, compassionate, and empathetic
  • Enjoy striking up conversation with people (which will require a very good standard of English)
  • Be able to make some basic home-cooked food
  • Use your initiative and look for what needs to happen next (in consultation with your client)