A Bromley care provider is looking to recruit 50 new staff over the next six weeks to support vulnerable clients who will soon be isolated after discharge from hospital.

Caremark provides support to around 250 people of all ages throughout the borough, and a surge in demand is expected as an estimated nine million Britons over 70 face weeks of seculsion as they protect themselves from the virus.

Experience is not required for the roles, for which full training will be provided through e-learning, two days of on-site training and two days shadowing a senior carer.

Rosemarie Duncan, Registered Branch manager, said: "We are working in unprecedented times, and the demand of our services are growing daily.

"We support vulnerable people to stay safe in their own homes. Our work is an essential service, and we require more key workers to help us keep the vulnerable safe.

"By providing services in peoples home, this allows us to take pressure off the local hospitals, allowing hospitals to increase bed capacity and deal with critical patients in the Bromley Borough.’

Examples of services provided are help with washing and dressing, end of life care, companionship and overnight support.

Caremark ensure they provide essential personal protective equipment to staff.

Another home care company, Cera, announced the creation of 10,000 new jobs to help battle the coronavirus pandemic, encouraging those facing redundancy to apply.

All applicants for Caremark must undergo an interview which will take place online via Skype or Facetime.

Individuals can apply by sending an email with CV or Name and Number to: recruitment.bromley@caremark.co.uk or by phone at 01689 825 305.