Ancillary Staff

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Ancillary job roles are not specific to the care sector and do not involve providing direct care, however they are vital to providing a high quality service to service users.

Roles within the ancillary category  may include:

  • domestic/housekeeping/cleaning staff
  • catering assistant/cook/chef
  • driver/transport manager
  • maintenance worker
  • handy person
  • caretaker/grounds person


The roles within the ancillary category include roles at all levels, such as assistants and managers.  Therefore the experience and training necessary for these roles may vary depending on the role and organisation.

More Information

For more information on Ancillary Roles visit Skills for Care’s Think Care Careers website.