Frequently Asked Questions

  • 01 | How can I apply for a job at BB?

    Thank you for being interested in working with us. You will find details of the vacancies on our LinkedIn page (link on the ‘work with us’ page), after which you can apply by downloading the application forms, under ‘download’. Attach and submit completed forms to If you have any further queries regarding your application or interest in Break Barriers, please contact us via the ‘contact page’.

  • 02 | Who owns Break Barriers?

    Break Barriers is a family owned business. Founded and owned by Andrene-Lewis Longwe and Nelson Longwe.

  • 03 | How long ago was Break Barriers established?

    Break Barriers was established on the 18th of June 2010. That’s 10 years of breaking barriers to better quality of life for people who are less able to do so by themselves. We have done this with customers at their homes, outside their homes for recreational activities and abroad on holidays.

  • 04 | Why should I choose Break Barriers?

    Break Barriers is one of the best domiciliary care agencies in Nottingham and we provide personalised services that meet your care and support needs, with you in control. Simply put, we help you or your loved ones break the barriers that hinder you/them from living your dreams. And you don’t have to take our words for it, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated us Outstanding! Please read our CQC report here: For more detailed and handy information, please download the Brochure on the ‘services page’ under ‘Quick links’.

  • 05 | What is your privacy policy?

    Our privacy policy ensures that your data is protected and used for no other purposes other than those stated in our privacy policy and terms of use. Please take your time to read our privacy policy and terms of use found on the footer of every page of the website.

  • 06 | I have browsed through the website but how can I speak to someone from Break Barriers for more information?

    To speak to someone directly or for more information about our company, please get in touch with us via the ‘contact us page’, send us an email or give us a call. We will be glad to attend to your queries or concerns.

  • 07 | What are the shift patterns like?

    You are not employed to work with one particular customer, or group of customers, and it is a condition of your employment that you are prepared to work with any of our customers. This flexibility is essential to the smooth running of our business. Further details of shift patterns are provided at the induction stage for all employees.

  • 08 | I submitted an application form but have not heard back.

    We contact applicants when interview dates are confirmed. If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please get in touch with us via the ‘contact page’ by filling the enquiry form or send us an email or give us a call.

  • 09 | I have recently come to the UK and have no experience; can I still apply?

    Yes, you can, as long as you have the qualities we look for in our staff. Also, you must have a valid work permit to be able work with us as legally required.

  • 10 | I have a family member or relative or friend who would like to go on holiday abroad but is unable to due to a disability – who can I contact to ask about your support.

    With our holiday service, your family member’s/friend’s disability as a barrier is broken. We are here to do what we can to ensure that disabilities are no barriers to anyone who desires to live life to the fullest. Please contact us via the ‘contact page’, send an email or give us all and we will work together to ensure your family member or friend gets the quality care and support the need to go on their dream holiday.

  • 11 | I need transport to get around the community, but I have my own carers, do you provide Transport only service?

    Unfortunately, do not provide a transport only service.

  • 12 | Do you have any work experience opportunities available?

    Where possible Break Barriers do offer opportunities for work experience. Please contact us via the contact page to find out if there are opportunities currently available fit for purpose. Please read relevant skill set for social care here: