Care workers

You may be entitled to a council tax reduction if you meet the criteria below.

To qualify, all of the criteria must be met:

  • the person must be employed in the provision of care or support to another person or persons, 
  • they must be employed by a charity or public authority or have been introduced to the employer by a body established for charitable purposes,
  • they must work for at least 24 hours each week providing care and support, 
  • their salary or wages must not exceed £36 per week, and
  • reside where the care is given or in premises which have been provided for the better performance of the work.

Proof of your salary (e.g. a letter from your employer/wage slips etc) will be required along with the application form.