Senior Carer

Salary: £17.50 ph

  • Social Care
  • Peterborough


Are you a Senior Care Assistant looking for more flexibility in your career?

Find your perfect work-life balance: 100,000 nurses and carers use Florence to choose the time and place of their own shifts across social care and NHS settings. The easy-to-use app replaces traditional agencies, giving you back complete control of your work life while taking away all the hassle.

As a Florence Agency Senior Care Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of health and social care settings across the UK as a Florence Ambassador. You will play a vital role in providing support and assistance to individuals who require help with activities of daily living due to age, illness, disability, or other circumstances. This rewarding role offers the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of others and contribute to their overall well-being.

Rates range £17.50 per hour, depending on the shift. We will discuss which roles you are suitable for in a pre-registration chat.

How to apply:
Please complete the application form. If you meet the required criteria you will be invited to book a 15 – 20 minute pre-registration chat. We will discuss your suitability for roles and answer any questions.

Florence benefits include:

  • Find the perfect work-life balance
  • No hassle, no stress, no paperwork – manage all your shifts through our simple app
  • Support from a friendly team 24/7
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Instant Pay option (paid 60% after your shift)
  • Free security checks
  • Free uniform
  • Refer a friend program
  • Free training and development
  • Clinical governance team keeping you safe

Don’t just trust what we say – We’re rated 4.5/5 on TrustPilot based on 986 reviews.

Hours: Day & Night shifts available / Choose your own shifts

Contract: Agency / Temporary


  • Provide personalised care and support to clients in accordance with their individual care plans and preferences.
  • Assist clients with personal hygiene tasks, including bathing, grooming, toileting, and dressing.
  • Support clients with mobility and transfers, using manual handling techniques and mobility aids as required.
  • Assist with meal preparation, feeding, and hydration, ensuring that dietary preferences and nutritional needs are met.
  • Administer medications as prescribed by healthcare professionals, following established protocols and procedures.
  • Provide companionship and emotional support to clients, engaging in meaningful conversations and recreational activities.
  • Monitor clients’ health and well-being, observing for any changes in their condition and reporting concerns to the appropriate healthcare professionals.
  • Maintain a clean and safe living environment for clients, including light housekeeping tasks and laundry as needed.
  • Document all care provided and observations made in client care records, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, their families, and other members of the care team, demonstrating empathy, compassion, and professionalism.


  • Previous experience working as a Carer in the UK for 6 months or more. We will need referee details that we can contact, that will show at least 6 months of experience.
  • Compassionate and caring nature, with a genuine desire to help others and make a positive impact in their lives.
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (including the module breakdown.
  • Practical Medication Administration (with competencies) training.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and trust with clients and their families.
  • Reliable and dependable, with a flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, following instructions and care plans effectively.
  • Commitment to upholding professional standards and adhering to ethical principles in care delivery.

Join our team of dedicated caregivers and make a difference in the lives of our service users.

Job Type: Zero hours contract

Expected hours: No more than 40 per week

Start your application