Helping people in the community or in care centres around the UK these positions are usually voluntary.
Many people with spare time like to offer their services though usually volunteer, some of these positions can lead to employment within an agency, some people set up support systems in their local areas.
Throughout the UK and the world, in peoples homes and in care centres.
Usually the minimum age is 16, though through the years Brownies, Cubs, Guides and Scouts have been known to offer their services, there is no upper age limit.
A kind compassionate and understanding nature are essential, a willingness to help and care. With some agencies it will be required that a formal police check is carried out.
There are many organisations throughout the UK and the world needing the support and care of regular everyday individuals to help out, this can involve jobs such as shopping, transportation, general care; household and personal or accompanying people on trips, doctors appointments, this is a very rewarding interest, bringing light and happiness into many peoples lives, people needing help and care range from young to the elderly, people with disabilities, illness or social/family problems.
You will really need to be 100% dedicated for this type of work, bringing care and happiness into peoples lives is not an activity to take lightly, people being helped sometimes come to rely on and look forward to the time with their carer.
The potential to brighten up someones life is reward enough, through certain agencies you may find regular employment, if you enjoy so much what you are doing there are often further education such as NVQ's, Nursing Courses, leading to employment.
This does not have to cost you anything at the most it may cost you the price of petrol/diesel to get to the area you are working.
Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.
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