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Carers in Hertfordshire is a well-respected, independent, carer-led charity that works to ensure that all Hertfordshire’s unpaid family and friend carers are recognised, valued and supported in their caring role, have the opportunity for a life outside of caring, and can exercise a collective voice in the county.

Do you share our values? Read them at this link. You can also read more about how we help unpaid carers at this link. Our Care Service provides Carers Breaks and Domiciliary Care in Hertsmere, Three Rivers and Watford – find out more at this link.


We are pleased to be an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that every member of staff in our organisation earns not just the minimum wage but the Living Wage.

The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost living in the UK. It is currently £12 per hour for outside London.

We believe that every member of staff deserves a Living Wage. You can find out more about the Living Wage by visiting

There are other benefits to working at Carers in Hertfordshire – follow this link to find out more – Benefits of working at Carers in Hertfordshire.

Carers in Hertfordshire is a flexible employer, committed to openness and equality of opportunity in every activity, from the way we recruit and promote employees to the way we deliver our services. It is a core responsibility of members, employees and volunteers of the charity to ensure that every individual we come into contact with is treated with dignity and respect. We want our organisation to reflect the diversity of the population we serve and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and diversities.


We have a variety of vacancies listed below. The Application Pack for each post is available to download at the bottom of each description. The packs include: an Application Form (with Recruitment Monitoring Form for Care Support Workers), a Job Description and Person Specification, and the benefits of working at Carers in Hertfordshire.

If you would like any documents in large print or have any questions please contact 01992 58 69 69 or email


Care Support Workers

Salary: Competitive (rate depends on the days and times worked with enhanced rates for evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays).  Full and part-time hours available.

Are you a reliable, compassionate person and want to help people with care needs stay safe and happy in their own homes if that is where they want to be? Did you want to make a difference to family members by giving them a break from caring?

If the answer to any or all of these is yes, then you may be interested in joining our Care Service as a Care Support Worker. The Service aims to provide high quality, flexible services that respond to the individual needs of carers and the people they care for.

We offer:
• Excellent hourly rates – £12.24 per hour weekday up to £16.33 per hour for Bank Holidays;
• Mileage at 45p per mile between clients’ homes;
• Paid holiday (based on the hours you work);
• Free uniform, including personal protective equipment (PPE) and a work mobile phone and pay for your DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check;
• Training and ongoing opportunities for career progression;
• Support from office based staff and a 24/7 on call team.

Applicants will need a full UK driving licence and use of a car. You will also have good written and verbal communication skills and a calm and caring manner.

We are particularly looking for people able to work:
• Monday to Friday from 4pm to 8.30pm to provide homecare in the Borehamwood and Bushey areas.
• Weekends (to work 8am – 12pm noon and/or 3pm to 8.30pm) to provide homecare in the Borehamwood and Bushey areas.
• Flexible, but ideally regular hours Monday to Sunday to provide Carers’ Breaks in all the areas we serve – the boroughs of Hertsmere, Three Rivers and Watford.

You can find out more or apply via the Care Support Worker pack available to download below or call us on 020 8905 1158 to discuss the role.

Download the Care Support Worker application pack at this link.