Apart from having excellent experience, training and work background, our team of carers all bring extra qualities to work with them, whether that’s a flair for home cooking, cleaning, fixing up bits in the home and more. What skills can you bring with you?

Exceptional Service

We understand that to give exceptional service and to provide the best, looking after customers will be vocational. We also understand why many leave or want to leave the profession. Our approach is new and refreshing. We recognise and enable the best to earn significantly more.


Our customers like to choose the service providers that are right for them. Part of our selection and registration process is to get to know you, your likes, dislikes, What makes you tick. What we offer is a highly personable business and making the right introductions is key to our business.

Looking to develop your career in care and earn your true value?

Fantastic Opportunity!

Contact: to find out more and to register with us.

Typical rates for our self-employed care professionals are significantly more.

If you have a passion for care and have worked successfully in the care sector and wish to develop your career, we would love to hear from you.

As an introductory service, we find the best carers for our customers.

We provide due diligence and peace of mind.

Some of our service providers are enablers, providing domestic help – cooking, cleaning, gardening, driving and accompanying to events, some are qualified Health Care Assistants and some might provide more specialist areas of care.

We work to a competency framework as defined by the Royal College of Nursing and CQC so that service providers with the appropriate qualifications and experienced are introduced to our customers.

As an agency, we introduce the best self-employed care professionals to our customers who value our approach and the way that we work, which puts them in control.

You will need:

  • References of past employment and account for any gaps.
  • Evidence of your training and competence, including: life support; medication; infection control; food safety; patient handling; health & safety; safeguarding adults at risk; dementia and care certificate.
  • A willingness to attain your true value as a self-employed care professional and to develop your career and personal development.

We will

Have an initial and informal conversation to see if there’s a mutual fit.

Help you with:

  • Applying for your DBS
  • Registering self-employed with the HMRC
  • Identify your skills and experience, your availability, rates and the work that you want
  • Develop a training and development plan
  • Provide all the admin and support for invoicing clients to payment collection and recording (provided by a third-party specialist)
  • Market and find you new customers
  • Provide a network with benefits and opportunities to excel at what you do


Why Join Friends Helping At Home?

You can choose your availability, accept and decline shifts when you need and there are no hidden costs, everything is as direct as possible.

How long are the shifts?

Because we offer clients the ability to book shifts via the Friends Helping At Home app, your shift could be as short as an hour or up to 24 hours. You can set your availability to stay in control of when, where and how long you work.

Where will I work?

Our branches cover Exeter, Plymouth, Teignbridge, Torbay and South Hams areas, but we can supply clients as far as you are willing to travel, You set your preferred rate and if you’re travelling a further distance, you can build that into your rate.

The Friends Helping at Home System

You set the rates you want to charge and where and when you work: you’re in control.

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