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Carers in Leighton Buzzard

1st Homecare is looking for naturally caring and committed individuals to join our team of carers.

Experience is not essential but enjoying putting a smile on someone’s face is!

Being a carer is not ‘just a job’, it is a rewarding career which gives huge job satisfaction each day. You can’t beat the feeling of knowing you are making a difference to someone’s life every time you visit them.

You won’t just be supporting people with personal care, we also like to include our clients in social activities where possible, so you could be taking a trip to the garden centre or taking their dog for a walk.

We are looking to recruit people of all ages.

We provide paid training.

You will be working in Leighton Buzzard and surrounding villages.

Please get in touch if you are ready to put a smile on someone’s face!

1st Homecare can offer you-

  • Weekday £10.94 per hour, weekend £12.02, up to double time on bank holidays (£6.01 for 30 mins which is the equivalent of £12.02 ph)
  • Birthday bonus (7 hours pay) paid in the month of your birthday
  • An additional 30p per mile paid for travel expenses
  • Paid blended training
  • Company issued smart phone with unlimited calls and texts
  • Paid holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Regular supervisions
  • We encourage all staff to progress in their career within care and complete an NVQ (Level 2, 3 and 5)
  • Ongoing training, including specialist training

We have full and part time positions available.

You will work to a two week rolling rota (which we agree when you join), so you will know your hours of work in advance.

Experience is not essential as full training will be provided.

Car driver is essential.

Positions Available: weekdays and weekends 3pm-10:30pm. Every other weekend is mandatory.

Salary: £10.94-£12.02 per hour

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Part-time hours: 20 -60 per week

Salary: £10.94-£12.02 per hour

Day range:

  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends only

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • English not required


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

COVID-19 considerations:

Full PPE provided, safeguarding and training

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you require sponsorship?


  • Driving licence and access to your own vehicle (required)