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Care workers and home carers attend to the personal needs and comforts of the elderly and the infirm with care and support needs (‘service users’) within residential care establishments, day care establishments or in their own homes

Normal pay for Care workers and home carers is £16,517 per year. That is about £1,376 per month, or £8.47 per hour. New workers generally start around £13,143, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £23,810.

↓ This career has declined by 3% over the last 2 years, and is expected to grow by 3% over the next 4 years. Currently 2,972 Care workers and home carers are employed in the region.

Who covers this sector in Southampton?


Catch 22


Brockenhurst College

Totton College

Eastleigh College

City College

Fareport Training