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Volunteering as a carer

Volunteering is an amazing way to spend your past-time. It’s a rewarding experience, through which you can give back to the community and help people in need. According to the Institute for Volunteering Research, around 12 million adults in the United Kingdom volunteer regularly with an organisation. The King’s Fund estimates that in the health and social care services, there are around 3 million regular volunteers - the same number as the paid staff.

IVR also estimates that there are around 17,000 care homes in England. These range from large private care groups to small family businesses or charity organisations.

You could volunteer as a carer if you simply want to do something to fill your time. It’s also a great idea to start volunteering as a carer earlier on, such as in your teenage years, if you are planning to work in the care sector in the future.

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Guardian Carers have been so helpful finding us a carer for my mother. She is extremely independent and guardian carers have helped give us the reassurance that she has someone there to help her if...
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I phoned in on Monday in a panic as the Carer we had just hired for my uncle canceled on us. Renate our consultant was very helpful she immediately sent over two candidates for us to interview. The...
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Emma Lewis

I hired an excellent Carer for my Husband through them. The carer also helps around the house which has been a big help for us. They were the only agency that allowed me to interview and meet the...
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K.A.

Superb customer service. Staff are exceptionally friendly. They have a good range of carers to choose from.
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Denise

Very pleased with the service. They found us an excellent Turkish and English speaking Carer Housekeeper. We have struggled to find someone bilingual before.
20 Mar 2020
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Mariana Canguia

Guardian Carers offers a very good service, I have used and I was very happy with their service as they met all my expectations. So I do recommend :) :)
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Millicent A

My friend recommended the agency to me and I am glad I paid them a visit. I just started a new job through them. Can't thank them enough.
20 Mar 2020
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Mercy N W

Guardian Carers were able to find my Dad the right Carer Housekeeper. My dad was initially very hesitant to have any help. Our consultant offered to meet with him. She explained the benefits and...
20 Mar 2020
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R Blumstein

Guardian carers have been brilliant in helping me find two Carers for my parents who are based in Switzerland. We interviewed 5 candidates through them before making a decision. They made sure to...
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Aridath Oketokoun

Very good service
20 Mar 2020
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