Scope community team
can I ask if a person is allowed to work as a fulltime career for someone outside their own home or family and still claim fullcarers and mobility in pip. The reason they claim pip are for bad back fibromyalgia arthritis.
You could get £64.60 a week if you care for someone at least 35 hours a week and they get certain benefits.
You do not have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for.
You do not get paid extra if you care for more than one person.
Carer’s Allowance can affect the other benefits that you and the person you care for get. You have to pay tax on it if your income is over the Personal Allowance.
The person you care for must already get one of these benefits:
You must earn no more than £120 a week after tax and expenses. Expenses can include:
All of the following must also apply: