Staff Work Benefits with Care in Hand

We employ our own members of staff directly. We provide each successful applicant with a great Staff Benefits Package as well as the support they need to develop long-term careers, whilst always remembering the importance of a work life balance.

We recognise the commitment made by our staff with above-average salaries, higher travel expenses, staff awards and more...




Staff Benefits Package

At Care in Hand we are continuously working with our staff and listening to feedback to provide an attractive work package centred around what our staff tell us they actually want.

Our pay rates detailed below are based on a Domiciliary Community Carer Job Role.

  • Rates start from £9.20 entry level increasing to £9.50 for those with NVQ/QCF level 3 qualifications.
  • Enhanced rate of pay for Saturday & Sunday shifts.
  • Travelling time pay calculated using Google maps.
  • A minimum of 5 hours paid per shift despite hospital admissions or respite.
  • Daily shift analysis ensures sufficient clients hours and accurate travelling time applied.
  • More than 60% of new clients awarded in most areas.
  • Large amount of clients throughout Pembrokeshire and West Carmarthenshire.
  • Staff work mostly in the area they live.
  • Mileage paid fortnightly at 30p or 42p per mile tax free.
  • Electronic Mileage Wizard - no need to complete exhaustive mileage claims.
  • Free use of the modern company fleet cars in emergencies.
  • Monthly pay including online payslips.
  • Excellent career progression.
  • Call monitoring software and free app.
  • We prefer to offer contracted hours.
  • We offer flexible contracts for students or for people who have a second job.
  • December pay received before Christmas Day.
  • Enhancements on bank holidays and Christmas Day.
  • Excellent financial incentives for longer distance travelling, changing runs at short notice or working on standby. 
  • 3 regional drop in offices equipped with staff room, kitchen facilities and toilets across Pembrokeshire.
  • Excellent qualified office and field support 6am to 10.30pm 365 days a year.
  • Monthly staff meetings, quarterly employee awards, monthly staff news mailer.
  • Employee Free Kit Bag to include:
    • Uniforms & Jacket
    • Gloves, aprons & hand sanitizers
    • ID badges, torches, reflective gear and de-icer kits 
  • Reduced rate of £25 for your Disclosure Barring Service check – we pay the rest.

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