Live in Care Companion / Personal Care Assistant
We are recruiting for Personal Live in Care Companions to provide a personal care and support service in the patients home located in central Kent.
Minimum 2 years experience in elderly care or hospital
Training to a minimum of NVQ level 2 ( or equivalent for foreign qualifications)
You will be in a long term placement working to a pattern of your choice. Placements can be up to 12 weeks, or you may prefer to work 3 weeks on, 1 week off for example.
This positions involves living with the patient in their home and participating as part of their family including daily activities.
Must have experience and training with Moving and Handling of people, Nutrition, Medication.
Candidates must have a registered DBS certificate with the online checking service.
Must be able to provide 2 work references, 1 from most recent employer and a third reference which can be personal or from previous employment.
You must have completed the Care Certificate and have completed the following training within the last year : -
Health and Safety
Addtional Training which is beneficial to the role includes:
Mental Capacity Act
Diversity and Equality
Train the trainer
Previous Nursing experience will be a benefit, as will experience with dealing with Dementia sufferers.
To apply, please send your CV. You will be contacted with a further application form which will need to be completed and returned.
Positions are to start in Immediately.
Live in Care Workers and Live in Companions required for a growing Live in Care Company in Kent.
All positions are full time, permanent and will be based in Kent with a regular client.
We have positions available for both experienced and new live in care workers.
Weekly rates from £520 to £570 per week.
Please note that all applicants must legally have the right to work in the UK and must be able to provide original documents to confirm this, should they be required.