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Care escorts

£4,680 Average salary at age 20
£13,520 Average Salary
14 Average hours per week


Care escorts accompany and transport adults and children with disability between their places of residence and other destinations and act as chaperones for under 16s engaged in theatrical, television and film productions.

Main Tasks

  • Transports clients safely and securely between approved destinations;
  • Supports and secures chair bound clients;
  • Organises toilet and meal stops, as appropriate;
  • Supervises contact between parents and separated children;
  • Communicates with colleagues and maintains accurate records;
  • Supervises and accompanies children who are taking part in a theatrical, television or film production.


There are no formal qualifications, other than a clean driving licence with the appropriate classification for those who are driving in addition to escorting. CRB checks are mandatory for those working with vulnerable adults and/or children.

UK Prospects

11600 Workforce Size
11.58% Predicted growth 2021 - 2027
5136 Predicted Replacement 2021 - 2027

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