Live-in Care Assistant

£840 weekly
  • Home Instead
  • Bishop Wilton, York, UK
  • Jul 03, 2024
Full time Homecare

Job Description

We are a 5* employer and a Top 20 Home care provider.

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. At Home Instead we believe people should have the choice to stay at home for as long as possible. 

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and so are our Care Professionals. We value each and every one of them, providing industry leading training, benefits and recognising them for the outstanding professionals they truly are!

As a Live In carer you have the unique privilege of being accepted into someone’s home and been able to provide one to one personalised care to your client. All the placements that we have available are in the historical locations of Pocklington and Brough. These old towns are surrounded by beautiful countryside and scenery.

Job Description

We are looking for a female carer to support a client living at home with dementia.

Location: Bishop Wilton. Nearest Town: Pocklington - 5 miles, Nearest City: York- 14 miles

Shift Pattern: 2 weeks on/2 weeks off

Salary: £840/ week

Start Date: ASAP

The Role: To provide practical assistance and emotional support to a client living with dementia.  The client is physically able to do many tasks for herself, but requires prompting to do so.  With encouragement the client enjoys going out for walks, visiting the local café, baking and helping out with household chores.  She also enjoys having a pamper session with and having her nails and hair done.

The role will also require the care professional to:

  • Support the client to keep the house clean and tidy.  She is very house proud so she will need help keeping her home up to scratch. 
  • Prepare and enjoy meals with the client She still likes to be in the kitchen and makes a great apple crumble with support.
  • Support the client with personal care and ensure she takes her medication.  

Your Accommodation: Our client lives in a lovely house where you will have your own bedroom, bathroom and access to WIFI

What you can expect from us:

  • Supported by a 5 Star employer
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Regular touch points with the office
  • Wellbeing support
  • A community of Care Professionals
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Free training
  • Free DBS
  • Self development and training opportunities


Placement Requirements: This placement is in a village so it is a requirement that the Care Professionals are able to drive. The client has a car that they are happy for you to use if you don't have your own. Public transport isn't very frequent!

Additional Information

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of  flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us on 01759 486486.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Please note: All appointments are subject to a valid right to work in the UK, satisfactory employment checks & a DBS enhanced disclosure.

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