Apart from having excellent experience, training and work background, our team of Service Providers 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?
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.
A choice opportunity with care at heart
If you have a passion for care and have worked successfully in the care sector and wish to develop your career, or you are just getting started, we would love to hear from you.
As an introductory service, we match the best Service Providers with their clients. Our Service Providers are exceptional enablers, drivers, gardeners, house keepers, carers, complex specialist carers and more! Each are on their own journey to build their client base, upskill themselves or wind down their hours after a more traditional career in care. We make our match offers based on the client’s needs, requested qualifications and experience. You are free to except or decline the offered match – it’s your choice.
The clients are all lovely and make work fun , sometimes it doesn’t feel like I am working. I have the BEST relationship with my clients. I have been going to them for nearly 2 years and I adore them.
– Service Provider Satisfaction Survey, November 2022
We provide due diligence throughout your FHAH journey to ensure that you have a skills to be matched with the clients that you would like and have access to as few or as many hours as you choose. This is also designed to support you in having the paperwork you need to keep yourself safe as a self employed person working in this challenging and rewarding industry.
As an introductory agency, we have a highly experienced, inhouse Compliance and Quality Team, ensuring that we keep up with the latest changes and updates from CQC and beyond. We also have an experienced registration team who are able to support you throughout your journey ensuring that you keep up to date with the paperwork you need to keep you and your clients safe.
Most importantly of all, your local branch office team are on hand to offer you support and access to our network of Service Providers from all areas of the sector enabling you to develop a dynamic and rewarding career with the next steps of your choice.
You will need:
At least two references.
A valid form of photographic ID.
Evidence of any training or experience.
Registered as self employed*
* See we can help with box for more information.
We will help you with
We will signpost and support you to:
Registering as self-employed
Applying for your enhanced DBS
Professional development opportunities
Signposting to the above and providing support
will ensure you have a smooth registration.
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 Service Provider Portal, 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, South Hams, Mid Devon and East Devon 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.