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How much do caregivers in London get paid?
Caregivers in London earn
£8.48–12.00 per hour
Based on 147 employee reviews
What do top employers pay caregivers?
Recent caregiver vacancies in London
- CAREGiver at Home Instead posted 7 days ago
- Live-In CAREGiver at Home Instead posted 2 days ago
- CAREGiver - Clapton at Home Instead posted yesterday
- Evening CAREGiver at Home Instead posted 7 days ago
- Weekend CAREGiver at Home Instead posted 2 days ago
- Home Care - CAREGiver at Home Instead posted 4 days ago
What contracts are people on?
Based on 121 employees
How are people paid?
Based on 148 employees
Caregiver pay in other places
- Caregiver pay in Birmingham
- Caregiver pay in Glasgow
- Caregiver pay in Newcastle
- Caregiver pay in Leeds
- Caregiver pay in Bristol
- Caregiver pay in Nottingham
- Caregiver pay in Portsmouth
- Caregiver pay in Bradford
- Caregiver pay in Edinburgh
- Caregiver pay in Belfast
- Caregiver pay in Manchester
- Caregiver pay in Sheffield
- Caregiver pay in Liverpool
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.