Jobs in Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care is one of the largest employment sectors in Leicester and Leicestershire, which is continuing to grow and offer a wide range of career pathways. As well as direct care roles, there are also support roles in areas such as Activities Worker, Personal Assistant, Team Leader/SupervisorCook and Kitchen Assistant, Housekeeping and Maintenance.

Current vacancies are listed below.

Health and Social Care vacancies


Call to Care

Are you interested in doing some short-term work in social care?

The government's #CallToCare campaign is encouraging members of the public to apply for short-term & long-term opportunities in the adult social care sector.

Find out more by clicking the link below.

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Health and Social Care Jobs

Various roles

Company: Kirklands Care

Location: Leicester

Need to know: Options include:

Housekeepers - More information on Housekeeper roles

Laundry Assistants - More information on Laundry Assistant roles

Care Assistants - More information on Care Assistant roles

Activities Coordinator - More information on Activities Coordinator 

Closing Date: Not specified


Day/Night assistants

Company: Harley House Nursing & Residential Home

Location: Leicester, LE2 3JE

Need to know: Providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.

Day Shift: 7.30am to 7.45pm
Night Shift: 7.30pm to 7.30am
Pay: £8.99 per hour

Find out more about Day/Night assistants roles with Harley House

Closing Date: Not specified


Support Workers

Company: Global Access Care

Location: Corby, Kettering, Daventry and Northampton

Need to know:  Drivers required but not essential, immediate starts available, career development available.

£9 - £10 per hour depending on experience

To apply please contact Recruitment on Tel: 07943698551 or Email

Closing Date: Not specified



Company: Wyville Home Care

Location: Enderby and Braunstone areas

Need to know: If you are looking to become a care assistant or already have experience as a caregiver or in domiciliary care, we'd love to hear from you. We also encourage people from different sectors to apply, whether that is: retail, hospitality, childcare, customer service. We provide FULL training from the start.

£9.50 - £20 per hour.

Find out more about Caregiver roles with Wyville Home Care

Closing Date: Not specified


Community Health Care Assistants

Company: Adaptus Cares

Location: Leicester

Need to know: We are looking for people who are passionate about great care to join our team. If you share our commitment to providing the best possible care services, we would love to hear from you! We are currently recruiting Community Health Care Assistants, covering the Leicester City Area. All training provided.

Find out more about Community Health Care Assistant roles on the Adaptus Cares website

Closing Date: Not specified


Various roles

Company: Creative Support

Location: Leicester and Leicestershire

Need to know: Working for Creative Support is more than just a job. It’s the opportunity to make a difference and have a positive impact on people’s lives. We are looking for caring individuals to join our dedicated teams across the country.

No previous experience is required and full training is provided. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce to provide responsive, person-centred support which promotes the independence, wellbeing and social inclusion of the people we support.

Find out more about roles with Creative Support on their website

Closing Date: Various


Day Care Assistant/Driver

Company: Santosh Community Centre

Location: Leicester, LE4 5DS

Need to know: Responsible for providing day care services and care that meet the needs of the Service Users in a safe, engaging and professional manner..

Find out more about Day Care Assistant/Driver role with Santosh Community Centre

Closing Date: Not specified


Day Care Manager

Company: Santosh Community Centre

Location: Leicester, LE4 5DS

Need to know: Responsible for running, maintaining and developing a fully supportive and non-discriminatory adult day care centre for service users predominantly from a South Asian background, ensuring the service users are the focus of all activities.

starting salary £20k can pay more depending on experience.

Find out more about Day Care Manager role with Santosh Community Centre

Closing Date: Not specified


Care Assistant

Company: iCall Care

Location: Leicester

Need to know: Full & Part time Care Assistant positions available - consistent and guaranteed hours. We are looking for both male and female carers to join our team.
• Salary: £9.00 per hour - increasing the longer that you stay with us.
• Shifts: Hours are available from 7am - 9pm (we would require some early and some lates, but you would have a balanced and set pattern within these times).

More information on Care Assistant role with iCall Care on their website

Closing Date: Not specified


Care Assistants

Company: Fosse Healthcare

Location: Leicester city and Wigston

Need to know: If giving care and helping people who need it is what you love doing, you’ll find working with us fulfilling and rewarding, and there will be a range of opportunities to improve your skills and advance your career. Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Permanent roles, salary: £8.75 - £8.90 per hour.

More information on Care Assistant roles on the Fosse Healthcare website

Closing Date: Not specified


Live In Care Giver

Company: Home Instead

Location: Leicester

Need to know: To live in a client’s home and provide a variety of non-medical services that enhance the quality of their life. To help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion. It would be living with the Client on a rotation basis. 1 week on, 1 week off or more. Whatever suits them and the client. £700 per week.

5 positions available:
2 Gujarati speaking live in female CAREGivers who can both speak fluent Gujarati and cook Gujarati food and 3 female live in CAREGivers.

More information on Live In Care Giver roles with Home Instead

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Closing Date: Not specified


Homecare Workers

Company: Synergy Homecare

Location: Leicester

Need to know: Synergy Homecare are always looking to hire enthusiastic, reliable and caring individuals to be a part of our team. You will receive regular training and mentoring to guarantee progress with us making a better future for you. Experience is not necessary, because we will provide you with all the training.

Find out more about Homecare Worker roles on the Synergy Homecare website

Closing Date: Not specified


Care Worker

Company: Meridian Health & Social Care

Location: Leicester

Need to know: This role is one of the most important roles within our company and is one of the most rewarding. This role helps the service users to live in the community for as long as possible by providing the care and support required to individuals and families.

Find out more and apply for Care Worker role on the Meridian Health & Social Care website

Closing Date: Not specified


Care Assistants

Company: Select Care Services

Location: Various across Leicester and Leicestershire

Need to know: Are you a caring, compassionate & friendly individual who enjoys helping others? Would you like to make a positive impact on somebody’s life?

18+? Car Driver? Biker/Cyclist/Walker?

If yes why not join our team?

Experience Not Essential, Full Training Provided, Flexible Hours Available, Excellent pay, Mileage Contribution, Paid Travelling Time, Pension, Holiday Pay, Free Uniform and PPE provided.

Find out more about Care Assistant roles on the Select Care Services website

Closing Date: Not specified


Domiciliary Care Workers

Company: UK Care Team

Location: Leicester, LE2, LE3, LE4 and LE5.

Need to know: Experience is not necessary as we provide full training. We are looking for people who can drive and have access to their own vehicle but will happily accept non-driver's too. We can offer flexible hours to work around your personal circumstances, full-time and part-time. Salary: £9.00 to £9.50 /hour.

More information on Domiciliary Care Worker roles with UK Care Team

Closing Date: Not specified


Day Care Assistant

Company: Prime Life Ltd

Location: Various

Need to know: Full Time positions for Day Care Assistants (working 8am – 8pm), Part Time position for a Day Care Assistant (working 8am – 2pm or 2pm – 8pm).  £8.21 to £8.39 per hour dependent upon level of qualification.
Locations in Lutterworth, Market Harborough, Shepshed, Kirby Muxloe and Stoneygate, Leicester.

More information on Care Assistant role with Prime Life Ltd

Closing Date: Not specified


Health Care Assistant

Company: Sensitive Care Solutions

Location: Work available in all Leicester postcodes

Need to know: To provide Care in accordance with current best practice, according to policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, relevant regulations under the direction of the Manager, and within the financial plans. £8.21 to £10 per hour.

More information on Health Care Assistant role with Sensitive Care Solutions

Closing Date: Not specified


Domiciliary Care Workers

Company: Hales Homecare Ltd

Location: Thurmaston and Birstall

Need to know: Driving licence required, no experience necessary, £8.75 per hour (£7.50 per hour for travelling time) + Mileage allowance

View Domiciliary Care Workers job description

View person specification

To apply email

Closing Date: Not specified 

Volunteer with Langdale Care

During these difficult times Langdale Care Homes are looking for individuals with a caring nature who would be happy to volunteer and give back to the elderly. This could be through helping with feeding or joining in with activities.

There are various locations across Leicestershire, click the link below to find out more.

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Social Care Careers Experience 2019