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Live in Carer

Home Instead
Full-time
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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom

Company Description

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With award winning training and an excellent reputation, we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide.

Job Description

We are looking for a kind, compassionate, naturally caring, observant, and intuitive individual who wants to make a true difference in the quality of life for our clients to join our team as a Live In Carer.

As a Live In Carer, you will live in a client's home and provide a variety of non-medical services to help them stay in their own home. We have 2 live in packages of care we would like you to take care of, so the working pattern for these positions would be 3 weeks on and 1 week off. You will spend 2 weeks living with one Client, and the following 1 week with another. You will then take your week off.

We are advertising for Mr & Mrs W, living in the Highbridge area of Somerset. Mrs. W needs support with her mobility, she will have a Sara Steady, Hoist, Profile Bed, Commode and Rise & Recline Chair. Hourly Care Professionals will visit 4x a day to support the live-in carer with Mrs W's Needs. Mr W would like assistance with cooking and cleaning as well.

The second package of care you will be involved in is for Mrs C who lives in Yatton. Mrs C had a stroke and the majority of her time is now spent in bed. You will be involved in providing personal care in the bed, with assistance from an hourly Care Professional that will come to help you. Mrs C requires help with feeding and will need to be monitored for coughing, as well as pressure area checks during personal care. Mrs C lives with her husband, who does not require any care assistance.

Summary of daily tasks you will be required to assist with:

  • Personal care & toileting needs
  • Medication support
  • Meal preparation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship
  • Use of moving and positioning equipment

What we offer our Live-In carers:

  • Competitive Rate of £910 Per Week
  • Weekly Food Expenses of £35.00 Per Week
  • Rare opportunity to work 3 weeks on and 1 week off
  • Two-hour break daily
  • Ongoing support from our office
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Rewards scheme and enhanced employee support line
  • PPE Provided
  • Full-Training Provided
  • NVQ's in Health & Social Care
  • As a Live In Carer, you will be provided with your own bedroom, TV, and access to Wi-Fi

Qualifications

  • Previous care experience essential
  • Kind and compassionate nature 
  • Flexible approach 
  • Driver license and own car desirable,
  • Smart phone required to use our bespoke app to log daily activities and clock in to work

Additional Information

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. The Live In Carer role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure & satisfactory references.

The Live In Carer role is UK based and the right to work in the UK will need to be established as part of the Home Care Assistant recruitment process.