Working in care

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Find out about working in care and the range of support available to care providers to attract and retain staff

Join our Adult Social Care team and make a real difference to the lives of Leicestershire residents.

For Leicestershire residents over 18 years old. Previous paid experience in a caring role is not necessary, but a desire to support vulnerable adults to maintain and develop their independence and maximise their life experiences is essential.

You could offer care to someone else during the daytime, evenings and at weekends as a Shared Lives carer

If you become a personal assistant or PA, you’ll support a person who has care and support needs to live independently in their own home and local community.  

Supporting private, voluntary, and independent care providers to attract and retain staff and helping prospective applicants to learn about the opportunities available to them.


Carers will benefit from refreshed strategy

Priorities include identifying and recognising carers quickly

An awards event to recognise professionals across the care industry is being held.

The Inspired to Care team was a finalist for the Outstanding Contribution to Social Care Award

Become a Shared Lives Carer

Are you over 18 years old with some experience in a caring role?

Find out how you could change a life from your own home by becoming a Shared Lives Carer.

A woman with Down syndrome and her carer planting