Live in Carer

£700 - £900 weekly
  • 1-2-1 Live in Care
  • Aug 30, 2023
Full time Homecare

Job Description

When working as a Live In Carer for 1-2-1 Live in Care you will be helping an individual stay within their own home. There will be a Care Plan in place, that is often reviewed, giving you a guide of the support that the individual will need from you. They could need support in the following areas:

  • Personal care needs, including assistance with toileting needs
  • Meal preparation
  • Companionship
  • Medication (training will be provided)
  • Assistance with appointments and going out
  • Ensuring the housework is done
  • Showing empathy and understanding

What we are looking for:

  • Experienced care assistants, you could have gained your experience in any care settings from Care Homes, hospitals or in the community for at least a year
  • For you to have good communication skills, this is an important part of the role as you will be lone working in your placements. You will also be required to keep up to date records
  • For you to be reliable, you will be working with vulnerable adults that will depend on you
  • You will need the Right to Work in the UK. We will need to see proof of this, in the form of a British passport, a settled or pre settlement status under the EU Settlement Scheme or a Visa giving you the right to work in the UK without any restrictions
  • Be willing to travel to placements across the Southwest of England
  • Having a driving licence is not a requirement but could be an advantage

What we offer:

  • Weekly rates from £700-£900 based on the needs of the client
  • Food provided or food allowance of £56 a week
  • Flexible breaks while in the placement
  • Double time on Bank Holidays
  • Free training and induction (including ongoing training)
  • Free Care Certificate & Additional Care Qualifications
  • 24/7 on call support (covered by management)
  • Paid travel and mileage*
  • Flexible working pattern from 1-12 weeks- you let us know what you would like to work
  • 28 days of holiday pay (pro-rata)
  • Pension
  • Ongoing rotation and 3 monthly rotas
  • Free Blue Light Card**
  • Subsidized DBS**
  • On-going annual bonus scheme

        *Travel is paid between placements

        ** After 6-month probation period

All positions are subject to DBS checks, references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

If you would like to discuss the position in more detail you can contact the team on 01278 324191