Live-in Care Assistant in Thames Ditton

Paragon Home Healthcare

4 days ago

£980 - 1000/per week

Job Description

Specific Job Role

You will be working with a lady, who has MND and is not able to communicate verbally so uses eye gaze to do this.

She loves chatting and laughing with her carers and needs time to get messages across using her eye gaze system. She also loves being outdoors when she can get out with her family and her family means a lot to her. She used to love playing tennis, reading science fiction books and cooking for her family. She listens to audiobooks and loves to watch films with her carers.

Shift Pattern

With this client, you'll be engaged in a 4-week live-in assignment, succeeded by a 2-week rest period. Following 1-week rest, you have the option to work with another client for 1 week. Alternatively, if eligible, you can be a part of our Standby rota, working conveniently from home. To support your journey, we provide comprehensive training, equipping you to excel in your caregiving role.

While living in with the client you will work set average hours during the day with a protected break. Overnight you will sleep in your own room.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £142.66 per day

About Paragon Home Healthcare

At Paragon Home Healthcare, we prioritize our staff. We are a professional, innovative, and rewarding team with a primary goal: to enhance the lives of those in need of care through compassionate, consistent, and high-quality home care services. Join our award-winning team, where we offer immediate starts, swift recruitment, paid training, flexible schedules, and regular work. Our staff consistently rates us as a 5-star employer.

What We Offer

  • Growth Opportunities: We support your professional development.
  • Casual Work Setting: Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere while you work.
  • On-the-Job Training: We invest in your skills.
  • Safe Work Environments: Your well-being is our priority.

 

Benefits

  • Accommodation Provided: No commuting or bills while on placement.
  • Fully Paid and Supportive Training: We invest in your development.
  • Competitive Pay Rates: We recognize your hard work.
  • Double Pay for Public Holidays: Your dedication is rewarded.
  • Two-Weekly Payroll: Consistent and timely payment.
  • Regular Work with Advanced Client Schedules: Stability in your work.
  • Staff Benefits and Reward Scheme: We appreciate your contributions.
  • 24-Hour Support: You're never alone.
  • Nurse-Led: Expert guidance.
  • Award-Winning Homecare Provider: Join a reputable team.
  • Recommended by Our Employees: Our staff are our best advocates.

 

Job Overview

The Carer (sometimes called a PA) will assist the client with care, daily living and moving and handling needs. The specific duties will be outlined in the Client's care plan and daily activities on our electronic visit system and will include assistance with washing and dressing (personal care), spinal injury toileting, mobility support (moving and handling), preparing fresh nutritious meals and more. Full training and support to deliver the care required will be provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Observe and record client's health status.
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living.
  • Provide childcare services to children and elderly. Monitor and ensure the safety of the client.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Notify clients of changes in medications.
  • Arrange for transportation for appointments for the client.

 

Requirements to work with us

  • Complete our online Application form
  • Right to work in the UK
  • An enhanced (DBS) check or online sign-up
  • References

 

Paragon Home Healthcare is a client-focused and ethical care organisation that prides itself on providing exceptional quality of care and valuing and supporting staff

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From £142.66 per day

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free flu jabs
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme

 

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Live-in Shift

 

Experience:

  • Live-in care: 1 year (required)
  • Complex care 

 

Work Location: In person

Job Details

Job Ref:

LiveinKT7

Location:

Thames Ditton, Surrey, UK

Salary:

£980 - 1000/per week Accommodation

Employment type:

Full Time

Working Term:

Employed (PAYE)