How much do senior carers in London get paid?

Senior carers in London earn

£8.50–11.02 per hour

Based on 21 employee reviews

Senior carer salaries can range between £8.50–11.02 per hour in the London area. This data is based on survey results from 21 employees who live in an around London.

What do top employers pay senior carers?

Who are the worst senior carer employers?

  1. Crown Care
    3.4
  2. Cera Care
    3.4
  3. Advinia
    3.6

What contracts are people on?

29% report having zero hours contracts
36% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
36% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 14 employees

How are people paid?

77%
by the hour
23%
an annual salary

Based on 22 employees

What do senior carers employees do?

Senior care workers have the job of supporting and looking after vulnerable people. This includes children, the elderly and adults with disabilities.

They also oversee and support junior care workers.

They can work in private care homes or in patients’ homes. Sometimes care workers need to stay overnight.

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
  • Training new care workers
  • Supervising care workers
  • Providing care workers with the equipment they need

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.

If you want to apply for a senior care worker job, you might need the following:

You can be promoted to a senior care worker from a care worker.

For more information about senior care workers, read our guide to the best care companies to work for.

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