As a charity, Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston – outside of providing contractual respite services to the borough – is entirely dependent upon all our supporters, funders and volunteers.

Without your continued support, we would not be able to continue in our mission to provide vital services to those often hard-to-reach families and carers, many of whom sit outside the statutory framework.

Working For Us

If you are interested in volunteering with our organisation, please contact us.

The Hidden Benefits of Volunteering

The Hidden Benefits of Volunteering

‘Volunteering? I’d much rather be doing this than going on cruises!’ says Crossroads Care Trustee Margaret Dangoor who has dedicated her life to the needs of carers. Fiona Mitchell spoke to her to mark the Big Help Out – a community volunteering initiative being held...

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Job Opportunities/Vacancies

We are always looking for new Care Support Workers to join our dynamic team!

Do you want to make a difference?

Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston is committed to improving the lives of carers and the people they care for by providing high-quality respite services and care.

Our highly-trained and caring team makes a direct impact on people’s lives within homes, the community and other settings.

If you are looking to re-enter the workforce, are an experienced support worker or interested in pursuing a career in care, we may be the place for you. Experience and a diploma in care are desirable, but we will provide full training to the right applicants.

We are CQC registered, overall GOOD rating. We are also a “Centre of Excellence”, awarded by the Carers Trust.

What you can expect from us:

  • Pay rates from £12.30 to £13.90 per hour
  • Guaranteed hour contracts and flexible working
  • Minimum visit of 2 hours
  • Regular client base
  • Full induction
  • Support from a designated line manager
  • Paid training
  • Mileage allowance paid
  • Comprehensive health and well-being offer to include:
  • Generous holiday entitlement — with 5 extra days after 5 years
  • Private health care — terms and conditions apply

Please contact us to find out more.

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Host a Caring Tea Party for Crossroads Care

Want to help change the lives of unpaid carers this June?   Why not host a tea party during Carers Week (10th-16th June), or another time during the month of June, to raise money for local charity, Crossroads Care? What impact would my fundraising have? If you...

Sophie’s Turks Head 10K Challenge for Crossroads!

We are saying a huge thank you to Sophie Crosswaite who is running the gruelling Turks Head 10K Fun Run in aid of Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston! Sophie decided to take on the challenge on 9th June for Crossroads because the charity has been providing practical...

The Power of Books for Children with Autism

Today on International Read to Me Day, and during Neurodiversity Celebration Week, one of the parent carers that we support is shining a light on the power of books for children with autism. Crossroads Care supports Jane and her daughter Annabel, 13, who has autism,...

Keep Dancing! How Dancing Can Help Children with Autism

During World Autism Month, Fiona Mitchell explores how street dance classes can enhance the lives of children with special educational needs and disability (SEND). Eighteen months ago, Hebe, 15, who has autism and dyspraxia, began attending the Crossroads Care...

Supporting the Well-Being of Dads with Disabled Children

Our Dads Who Care group has become a lifeline to fathers of profoundly disabled children. Here, James, who spoke at our recent AGM, shares how being a member of the group helps to reduce loneliness and feelings of loss. It’s difficult to put into words just how huge...

Getting Carers Talking

With Time to Talk Day taking place in February, Crossroads Care Peer Support Worker Michaella Ramini speaks to us about a new initiative to support people looking after loved-ones experiencing severe mental health issues What is this new mental health initiative? I...

Managing Mental Health when Caring for a Disabled Child

To coincide with Parent Mental Health Day this month, Fiona Mitchell explores how Crossroads Care supports the well-being of local parent carers looking after children with complex needs All parents experience some form of stress at different points in their lives,...

Come and Volunteer with us at Crossroads Care!

Crossroads Care, the charity that supports carers and the people they care for, of all ages and disability, has 24 regular volunteers who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team. While all our care support workers are paid, highly trained members of...

Our Annual General Meeting 2023!

Enormous thanks to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting yesterday held in the beautiful salon room at York House, Twickenham. We were delighted to welcome many of the carers that we support, along with our Patron Sir Vince Cable, the Mayor of Richmond Cllr...

A PAID CARER’S VOICE: The Hidden Value of Care

When Saturday Club Lead Danielle Way joined Crossroads Care as a care support worker five years ago, she wanted to make a difference, but never for a moment did she imagine just how working for the charity would enhance her life too ‘For as long as I can remember,...