Do you imagine working for yourself, having a role that you love, that makes a real difference to others, that you can do on days and times of the week that suits you and where you set your own rates? Well, you’re in the right place – you can achieve all this and more as a Good Life Sorted Helper.

Good Life Sorted is an award-winning social enterprise company that connects older adults and their families with hand-picked, vetted individuals in their local community. Our Helpers are self-employed and provide a range of home help services for a fee.

Helpers do not offer personal care and no experience is required.

To apply to be a Helper, you must:

  • Be over 18
  • Hold a full driving licence and have access to a car
  • Be available a minimum of 5 hours per week to visit customers

We are looking for Helpers who enjoy interacting with older adults and are:

  • Excellent communicators who enjoy meeting new people and can build rapport easily
  • Trustworthy, reliable and punctual
  • Confident in managing challenging situations
  • Flexible and able to show initiative
  • Good listeners
  • Comfortable using technology

The application process is simple, just click on the link on this page. Once you have completed our onboarding process, which includes an enhanced DBS check, contacting 2 referees and completing online tutorials about our systems and processes, you will join our Helper community and create an online profile. Good Life Sorted will then match you with older adults locally who need your help.

Services our Helpers typically offer:

  • Light cleaning and laundry. Light cleaning includes dusting, hoovering and mopping floors, washing up, and wiping over surfaces.
  • Home help and changing beds
  • Companionship
  • Welfare checks
  • Grocery shopping and errands
  • Support with admin and technology
  • Transport and trips out
  • Meal preparation
  • Dog walking
  • Medication reminders

If you would like to know more about Good Life Sorted and the Helper role watch these videos.

Please note, this is a flexible self-employed role. There are no fixed hours or guaranteed income. If your application is successful, Good Life Sorted will carry out an Enhanced DBS check which costs around £48.80 and take out a Public Liability Insurance policy, which is available from £5 per month.