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Live In Carer

Carefound Home Care
On-site
Derby England United Kingdom

At Carefound Home Care, we're rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we offer the best career in social care.

We're looking for kind-hearted, experienced people to join us as a Live-In Care Assistant to work in our local areas which are Cheshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire.

You might already be working as a live-in carer, or you may have professional experience as a care assistant or support worker in a domiciliary care or residential setting, or you might be a HCA working with the NHS. If you share our passion for quality care, we'd love to hear from you. Please note you must already have the right to work in the UK - Carefound Home Care does not offer sponsorship opportunities.

If you're looking for a career that fits around your life with secure local work, then look no further. You'll get the best employment package, career progression and support.

Our Live-In Care Assistant role offers the following benefits:

  • A choice of work patterns such as 2, 4 or 6 weeks to suit your lifestyle
  • Above industry average pay of £742 to £963 per week
  • Double time on bank holidays and additional enhancements over Christmas
  • All travel expenses paid to and from your placement
  • Our clients live locally in Cheshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire
  • Free food and accommodation whilst on placement
  • Pay enhancements to recognise qualifications and long-term commitment
  • Instant access to your pay instead of waiting for payday
  • Earn up to £500 for referring a friend
  • You're employed by us giving you paid holidays and our pension scheme
  • Full in-house induction training with over £330 pay on completion
  • Support to complete further training including diploma qualifications
  • Career progression along our career path
  • 24/7 local support from a care manager and wider team
  • Weekly support visits from your local care management team
  • Free employee assistance programme
  • Funded DBS check

As a Live-In Care Assistant, you'll live in your client's home for the duration of your chosen rota pattern (e.g. 1 - 6 weeks) to support them to live with well-being. You'll need to be warm, patient and compassionate with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. Your role will include:

  • Providing companionship
  • Supporting with personal care
  • Helping with mobility and staying active
  • Assisting with medication or specialist needs
  • Helping around the home with housekeeping and cooking
  • Running errands such as shopping or picking up prescriptions
  • You'll need a smartphone to use our app

We require you to have at least 12 months’ professional care experience as a live in carer, domiciliary carer, care assistant, support worker, personal healthcare assistant or similar. A driving licence and your own car is helpful but not a requirement.

Salary: £742 to £963 per week with double time on bank holidays and additional enhancements over Christmas