Apply to be a Gubbe Helper

As a Gubbe Helper you are doing a job with a purpose. Our Gubbe Helpers are trustworthy, innovative and cheery.
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World’s best caregivers

Our Gubbe Helpers are carefully selected to match the person they will be visiting. We choose people for their enthusiasm, friendliness, warmth and empathy as well as their range of interests outside their professional background. This is what helps them build a relationship with the person they care for and their family.

Each Gubbe Helper goes through a 10-step recruitment process and is onboarded to take care of the elderly in question.

Become a Gubbe Helper and create a more active and happy life for the elderly.

Earn money through a meaningful part-time job on your own terms and at your own schedule.

Earn money

A Gubbe helper receives a salary of £11,95 / h.

A job with purpose

As a Gubbe, you contribute to a more active and happy life for an elderly. You may also find a new friend as well as gain valuable learnings.

Gubbe Community

The Gubbe community consists of a group of awesome people who keep in touch also in the freetime.

Define your own schedule

You work on average once a week (2h). You can decide your hours yourself.

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What does the job require?

During visits it is common to go outside, get busy with household chores and be present.

conversation with elderly

Being outdoors & exercise

Jogging, short walks, rides in a wheelchair, chair exercises...

driving with elderly

Help with errands

Taking care of errands together. A joint trip to the library, doctor, flea market, groceries...

walking outdoors

Being present

Card games, crossword puzzles, sudoku, watching photos, listening to music, poetry...

gardening with elderly

Household chores

Cooking, baking, doing laundry, vacuuming, closet organisation, yard maintenance...

conversation with elderly

Tech support

Help with your computer, tablet, phone or TV. Guidance on how to use the latest technology.

toasting with elderly

Cultural events

Being together for activities that both of you enjoy. Leisure trips to nature, museums, movies, theater...

Can I become a Gubbe Helper?

YES, if you have reached the age of 16 - there is no upper age limit!

YES, if you have completed the basic level of the DBS check.

YES, if you are the innovative and cheery type and have the ability to be truly present.

YES, if you have the opportunity to commit to work on a weekly basis for at least 6 months.

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The journey to becoming a Gubbe Helper


It all starts with submitting the application.


We will ask you to answer a set off predefined questions after which suitable candidates are invited to an interview. We aim to contact you within 2 weeks of submitting your application in order to schedule an interview.


The official start date will be determined after we have selected your client.

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Compassionate care for a better quality of life.
Gubbe is the UK’s most effective elderly care service that supports the elderly to stay independent and active. We help with everything from household chores and guided exercises to caregiving tasks. The service is available to private homes and nursing homes - throughout Greater London.
Read about Gubbe's efficacy studies here!
Gubbe was founded in the Nordics in 2018, originally from Finland – the happiest country in the world.