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How much do caregivers in Leeds get paid?
Caregivers in Leeds earn
£8.71–10.79 per hour
Based on 253 employee reviews
What do top employers pay caregivers?
Recent caregiver vacancies in Leeds
- Home Care - CAREGiver at Home Instead posted 12 days ago
- Care Assistant at Exemplar Health Care posted 6 days ago
- Waking Night Support Worker at Creative Support posted 2 days ago
- Care Assistant Nights at Ideal Care Homes posted yesterday
- Healthcare Assistant - Swabbing - COVID-19 in Wakefield at NHS posted yesterday
- Care Assistant Days at Ideal Care Homes posted yesterday
What contracts are people on?
Based on 198 employees
How are people paid?
Based on 254 employees
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What do caregivers employees do?
Care workers have the job of supporting and looking after vulnerable people. This includes children, the elderly and adults with disabilities.
They can work in private care homes or in patients’ homes. Sometimes care workers need to stay overnight.
Other names for care workers are:
- Direct care workers
- Care assistants
- Healthcare assistants (HCAs)
- Support workers
- Personal carers/ assistants
- Shared lives workers
This type of job involves day-to-day support for patients. This can include:
- Helping with washing, getting dressed and going to the bathroom
- Preparing food and helping with eating
- Household cleaning, laundry and shopping
- Keeping patients company and getting involved with activities
- Making sure patients are taking any medication
This is a physical job, and you may be on your feet a lot.
You may have to work night shifts, on weekends and bank holidays.
Some care worker jobs are entry level and can offer on-the-job training.
If you want to apply for a care worker job, you might need the following:
- Passed background checks
- You may have to have some GCSEs, Level 1 or 2 qualification, or a relevant apprenticeship
- The right to work in the UK
For more information about care workers, read our guide to the best care companies to work for.