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Become a Home Helper

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What is a Home Helper?

A Home Helper is an individual who provides practical help and support to people in their homes. This help can be for anyone who finds themselves in need of an extra pair of hands either on an ad-hoc, short term or long-term basis.

Home Helpers provide help in the home to people as they age, following surgery or time spent in hospital, individuals living with chronic illness or new mothers who could do with a helping hand.

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What services do Home Helpers provide?

  • Companionship
  • Housework
  • Running errands
  • Gardening
  • Admin
  • DIY
  • Chaperone to appointments
  • Shopping
  • Dog Walking

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What are the benefits of becoming a Close to Hand Home Helper?

Build an online profile; set your own rates of pay and the distance you’re willing to travel.

Set your availability; choose the hours you want to work and liaise directly with the jobholder.

We will notify you via email when a new job advert is posted in your area. If you like the sound of it, respond directly to the jobholder.

All contact is made via our secure messaging service until you’re ready to exchange information directly.

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Get started as a Home Helper