Doing right by you, when you provide care occasionally

Many carers choose work through Elder because of its flexibility – choosing placements that fit around their family life, or further education. 

We believe if you devote even a little of your time to caring for others, you deserve to be rewarded. And, if your circumstances change and you’d like to take on more placements and earn even more rewards, then you should be able to do that too.

An industry leading weekly rate

You’ll always be properly and fairly compensated with a competitive base rate of at least £700 a week.

Double pay on bank holidays

You’ll receive double your regular daily rate on every bank holiday you work, including Christmas.

Paid travel

We’ll cover your travel costs to and from your placement, regardless of how far you need to go.

The Elder referral scheme

If you refer a friend to Elder and they complete 14 days of care through the Elder Hub, you’ll both receive £300.

24/7 emergency support line*

You’ll have access to a dedicated helpline when working on a placement, for support around the clock. 

Mental health support*

Get 24/7 emotional support, expert advice and counselling. 

Self employed assistance services*

Get help managing your money, tax contributions and more

Perks and discounts*

Make your money go further with deals and discounts on food, fuel, technology and more

Access to free e-learning*

Complete your Basic Care Certificate (e-learning only), and enhance your skills in things like dementia and stroke care, through an external e-learning platform.

*Rewards delivered by a trusted third party provider.

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