Live-in Care Assistant - 2 week on, 2 weeks off

Home Instead Senior Care Fareham and Gosport

1 day ago

£970 - 1015/per week

Job Description

We are looking for a kind, caring and experienced live-in care professional who has a passion for making a difference in the lives of others.

Based in Fareham, Gosport and the surrounding areas, we are delightfully situated close to spectacular shorelines, coastal villages as well as between two of the south coast's bustling city centres, Portsmouth and Southampton giving you endless opportunities to enjoy wonderful days out with your client as a Live-in Care Professional with Home Instead Fareham & Gosport.

As an “Outstanding” CQC-rated home care provider we ensure all of our clients are provided with the highest quality care, emphasising the importance of both physical and emotional wellbeing, whilst promoting dignity and independence. We thrive on providing person-centred care to each client, which is why we take pride in recruiting Live-in Care Professionals on a bespoke basis for each individual client.

At Home Instead Fareham & Gosport, we offer the following benefits for our Care Professionals:

  • Enhanced Bank Holiday Pay Rate

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Refer A Friend Scheme

  • Employee Discount Scheme

  • Employee Wellness Health Assured Benefit Program

  • Award Winning, Comprehensive Induction & Ongoing Professional Development Training

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Yearly pay review

  • Wellbeing Portal

  • BHSF health cashback scheme (after 1 year of service)

  • MOT paid (after 1 year of service)

  • Increased holiday allowance after 3 to 5 years of service

 

Duties involved

Our client is a couple R & D based in Titchfield who have been married for over 60 years and have 2 children who work in the health sector. Both R & D have a love of animals and the outdoors.

The primary client is R she was diagnosed with Dementia in July 2023 after her husband D noticed some changes in her behaviour. Since March 2024 R has had a decline in her mobility and now has downstairs living, with a wheeled commode which she does use to mobilise when feeling unsteady but we are working to encourage more use of her frame instead. R also has a high-riser toilet seat and bed rails to support her.

R requires support with all aspects of daily living, daily personal care, medication support, nutrition, and hydration, along with assistance with the daily running of the home, with household chores and assisting to be as independent as possible.

The support we offer D is more emotional, D struggles with the changes in his wife due to her Dementia. Our support enables D to have respite to do activities he has neglected due to the ongoing support he has been providing R over the past year.

As the Live-in Care Professional for these clients, you will start by building up good relationships with both R & D whilst implementing a new routine that will support both their needs. A daily snapshot of how your day will look will include the following: light cleaning, laundry, shopping, medication assistance, meal preparation, personal care, companionship, encouraging social activities, supporting and transporting to appointments.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year Live-In Care experience

  • Strong written and spoken English skills.

  • Availability of reliable transportation for home visits, outings, grocery shopping, and errands.

  • Exceptional organisational skills and time management abilities.

  • Inherent caring and friendly nature, with the ability to build positive relationships with clients and their families.

  • Must be a UK resident with a full UK driving license and your own transportation.

  • Alternate weekend availability

  • Must be 18+

 

Please be aware working visas cannot be provided.

Job Details

Job Ref:

RDJLivein

Location:

South East, UK

Salary:

£970 - 1015/per week

Employment type:

Full Time

Working Term:

Employed (PAYE)