Job Opportunities

Start A Career That Makes A Difference

Want to make a positive difference in the Harrow community? Working at Harrow Carers could be your opportunity to make that difference.

We are a friendly, inclusive team: staff development and workplace culture are important to us and we are committed to flexibility and a pragmatic approach to work-life balance.

See below for our current job vacancies:


Current Opportunities

Young Carers Engagement Assistant 

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: 25k per annum

Location: Harrow Carers Centre

Reporting to:  Harrow Young Carers Manager

To support young and young adult carers from 5-25 years.

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Main purpose of role:


• To support the development of new opportunities that help facilitate a better support Young Carers through their educational, and emotional wellbeing whilst allowing for respite care.

• To assist in the development of a smooth transition into adulthood, and further education, training, work or volunteering.

• To support in the mitigation of negative impacts that caring might have had on their lives by providing young and young adult carers with personal development opportunities, growing their life skills, raising aspirations, developing resilience, and improving their future life opportunities.

• To assist in managing strategic partnerships with a range of education, private sector, training and apprenticeship providers to grow our support offer.

• To carry out young carers assessments (Training Provided) which enables young carers to access support that facilitates personal growth, enhances wellbeing, develops resilience and safeguards from abuse.

Key responsibilities:

1. To work as part of a team inclusive of the Young Carers, and Young Adult Carer team and service.

2. To contribute to the achievement of individual SMART targets in participants’ personal development plans as agreed with YC Manager.
3. To contribute, and assist in the delivery of annual user-led programme of workshops that offer young, and young adult carers the life skills that will help them to become better supported young/young adult carers which raise aspirations, and improve employability, and future life prospects.

4. To assist in maintaining existing relationships with further education providers, youth services, third sector organisations, local employers and apprenticeship schemes, and help develop new strategic relationships that provide progression opportunities for project participants.

5. To assist in maintaining the relationship with grant funders, and with the support of the Young Carers Manager provide the requisite feedback and monitoring reports.

6. To assist in contributing to the writing of reports including progress / outcome data, and other evidence.

7. To assist in sourcing and complete applications for relevant small grant funding to benefit young adult carers, and their families, especially to meet the identified needs of project participants, including accessing hardship grants, and personal funding for essential items such as: clothes, equipment or access to vocational qualifications.

8. To assist in the running of the annual programme of social activities offering young, and young adult carers the opportunity to have a life outside of their caring roles.

9. To complete activity, and individual risk assessments where required.

10. Assist in monitoring outcomes, and carrying out evaluations appropriate to the success of the project.

11. To work within defined / allocated budgets, and follow procedures for the reporting of spend.

12. Assist in developing social media campaigns.

13. Assist in the development, and support of volunteers and casual staff members.

14. To ensure the programme is user-led through regular consultation activity, and regularly evaluate participant experience of our services.

15. To represent Harrow Carers at external meetings, promote our programme with other services, and ensure a strong working relationship with local schools and colleges.

16. To keep comprehensive records of activities using the partners’ Client Record Management system, Charity Log, and ensure accurate data is available when needed.

17. To cross refer young adult carers, and their families to other carer services delivered by the partners or beyond, and source support if there is no appropriate provision available locally.

18. To take part in regular supervision, and attend meetings when requested to do.

19. To take responsibility for own professional development, and identify/attend regular relevant training courses, and conferences.

20. To work flexibly, including one evening per week and agreeing of possible occasional weekend work for which time off in lieu will be given.

21. To carry out the above tasks in accordance with relevant policies and procedures including Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults, Equal Opportunities, Confidentiality, Information Governance, Risk Assessment and Health and Safety Policies.

The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive. The post-holder will undertake such duties that may be required from time, that are consistent with the role and the needs of the organisation.

Person Specification

Experience & Education
• Qualified to A Level/BTEC or equivalent in youth work or similar.
• Excellent communication skills; both written and oral.
• Experience of liaising effectively with professionals in an educational environment to achieve the best outcome for young & young adult carers.
• Experience and knowledge of safeguarding procedures to protect children and vulnerable adults.
• Experience of project-based working and achieving targets (desirable).
• To be experienced in working on a one-to-one basis with clients and with groups.
• Experience of budget management (desirable).
• Experience of carrying out risk assessments.

Job Related Knowledge
• To be computer literate and experienced in Microsoft WORD and EXCEL.
• Understand carers’ issues and rights (some training can be provided).
• Ability to work individually using your own initiative with little supervision.
• Good organisational and time management skills.
• Ability to always treat service users with respect and dignity, adopting a culturally sensitive. approach which considers the needs of the whole person.
• Ability to build constructive relationships with clients and professionals.
• Understanding and commitment to Equal Opportunities.
Personal Skills
• Have a positive and enthusiastic approach to young people.
• Approachable, calm, coherent, reliable.
• High level of emotional intelligence.
• Self-motivated.
• Creative.
• Good team player.
• Disciplined, and able to plan and manage time effectively.
Other Qualities
• A clean driving license, and access to a vehicle for working hours (desirable)
• Flexibility in terms of working outside normal hours as, and when necessary.
• Ability to take initiative within the team in the betterment of our support to Young, and Young Adult Carers in Harrow.

Application Form

To apply, please complete the application form and email to

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities.


Human Resources Recruitment Officer

Hours: 35  hours per week

Salary: £24/25,000 + PA plus pension

Location: Harrow

Reporting to: Elite Specialist Care Manager

The Recruitment Officer will be responsible for handling day-to-day recruitment tasks, managing HR policies, developing job descriptions, overseeing employee relations, and implementing HR management strategies. Qualifications Human Resources (HR) and HR Management skills Experience in job description development Understanding of HR policies and employee relations.

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Additional skills and qualifications that would be beneficial:

Experience with recruitment and talent acquisition processes

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational and time management skills

Ability to work effectively in a team

Knowledge of employment laws and regulations in the United Kingdom Relevant certifications in HR or related field

For job description and person specification please click here

To apply, please email your CV to

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities.


Volunteer Community Health Champion

Hours: 4 hours per week

Location: Harrow

Become a Volunteer Community Health Champion and join us in raising awareness of diabetes and hypertension in Harrow


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Take part in community awareness raising campaigns. Support medical health check days. Volunteers gain free access to: Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Qigong, Archery

  • full training provided
  • Weekly check in and monthly support meet ups
  • Improved work prospects
  • certificate of training

Harrow Carers is a registered charity established in 1996, which supports unpaid carers in in the London Borough of Harrow. We are the lead organisation in Harrow for carers, providing a wide range of support through services and projects. We are affiliated to Carers Trust and Carers UK.

To apply or if you would like to know more, please contact or call 020 88685224

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities.


Volunteer Role – Homeshare Administrator

Hours: Ideally a few hours daily (Monday – Friday) in the morning, but we’re flexible and happy to discuss.

Location: Harrow


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Join our small team at Novus Homeshare and help tackle loneliness in a friendly, worthwhile charity. Gain valuable office and admin experience or ease your way back into work.
  • Respond to Spare Room and admin inquiries.
  • Ensure application and profile forms are complete and contact Homesharers.
  • Organise and request references.
  • Ideally a few hours daily (Monday – Friday) in the morning, but we’re flexible and happy to discuss.
Full training provided!
We’re looking for someone who is adaptable, has good attention to detail, and experience with Microsoft Word.
Interested? Contact us at and have a chat with Vilas. Visit for more details.
Join us and make a difference!

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities.



Care Support Worker

Job Title:       Care Support Worker (Mornings and Evenings)

Salary:          £11.90 plus paid holidays and excellent training

Job Type:        Monday to Friday and or Weekends Saturday to Sunday

Locations:    HARROW & Surrounding Areas

North & South Harrow, Pinner, Hatch End, Stanmore, Edgware, Kenton, Eastcote, Ruislip and parts of Northwood.

Hours:           FULL TIME / PART TIME (Flexible Shift Patterns)

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  • Do you have a caring nature and great people skills?
  • Do you have a genuine desire to make a positive difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you want to learn and develop your career in health and social care?


If the answer is yes to these questions you are the person Harrow Carers is looking for

Harrow Carers (Home Care Service) is a domiciliary care provider that offers high quality home care services to unpaid carers, in their home and the local community. As part of a charity organisation we are dedicated to supporting unpaid Carers who look after their loved ones. We provide professionally trained and experienced Care Support Workers, to take over the caring role for the unpaid Carer to have a break. We also assist individuals living on their own, who require home care support.


  • Travel Allowance –For Drivers & Public Transport Users
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive Hourly Rate
  • Free DBS Check
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Sickness Pay
  • Free Training & Career Development


  • Attend the homes of families and perform duties as specified in the care plan.
  • Personal care tasks; including support with dressing and continence care.
  • Meal Preparation; preparing light meals, snacks and drinks.
  • Domestic Tasks; light cleaning and supporting with shopping activities.
  • Companionship; providing emotional support and assistance with activities.
  • Reporting; Recording any relevant information regarding the Clients care & Wellbeing.
  • Confidentiality; Ensure all information on clients and their families remain secure and confidential.


  • Reliable, Enthusiastic & Passionate
  • Great People Skills
  • Caring Nature
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Great Communication & Time Management Skills
  • Desire to make a difference to the lives of people in the local community

Applicants who have care experience are particularly welcome, but full training will be given to applicants new to care.

If you would like to join our trusted and valued team, please apply below with your CV or download our application pack via our website.


Volunteer Blogger

Contract: 1hr per week
Salary: Unpaid
Closing Date: On going

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The main purpose of this role is to write weekly blogs for our website.

We are looking for someone who has experience blogging, confident and can do it well.

To apply: Please email your CV, covering letter and application form to or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

Volunteer Website Designer

Contract: 1hr per week
Salary: Unpaid
Closing Date: On going

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The main purpose of this role is to unify website colors, check spacing and check if images match the text.

We are looking for someone who has experience, confident and can do it well.

To apply: Please email your CV, covering letter and application form to or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

Volunteer Website Copywriter

Contract: 1hr per week
Salary: Unpaid
Closing Date: On going

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The main purpose of this role is to write weekly blogs for our website, check spelling mistakes and make sure the language used matches the brand.

We are looking for someone who has experience writing, pays high attention to detail and knows how match text with brand voice.

To apply: Please email your CV, covering letter and application form to or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

Register Interest For Future Job Opportunities


We are always looking for friendly, organised and experienced people to join our Harrow Carers team. If you are interested and want to be notified first about new vacancies then please register your interest.  Register your interest here. 

You could also email your CV to or telephone 0330 088 2224 to discuss further.

“The way Harrow Carers have impacted on my life is, Paul gets out, he’s happy and he’s fully supported by them. I know he’s safe, so I’m totally worry-free when he’s out”

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