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Live in Care roles

Nationwide, Nationwide, United Kingdom, GBP 19000 - 19000 per year, Employed (PAYE)


Are you looking for a Live in Care role with guaranteed hours? If so, Active Assistance could be the ideal company for you.

Since 1992 we have supported clients with spinal cord injury and neurological conditions to live independently at home. Operating throughout the country, we are recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialist clinical service providers. Active Assistance is proud to have grown steadily over the past ten years, creating opportunities to progress and develop a career in Health and Social Care.

Hours of work and Benefits:

  • Salary – £19,000 per annum, based on working / being available to work 21 days per month, this can be worked over more than one assignment. You will work on average ten hours a day
  • Salary is after deducting the ‘governments accommodation” offset of £7 per day
  • Overtime available for any additional days worked over and above 21 days
  • Opportunity to do additional standby days
  • Annual Leave – 20 days plus Bank Holidays. You will be expected to work some Bank Holidays. You will either get time off in lieu or paid the enhanced BH rates
  • Auto enrolment into NEST pension scheme
  • Food provided by the Client or an allowance (whilst working)
  • Accommodation provided whilst on assignment
  • Access to workplace wellness scheme
  • Opportunities for achieving qualifications in Health and Social Care


What is essential for the role?

  • Previous care experience desirable but not essential
  • Full driving licence
  • Confident, friendly and reliable
  • High standard of personal cleanliness and presentation
  • Committed, organised and efficient
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Successful completion of our in-house induction training
  • Excellent time keeping


What does the role involve?

  • Assisting with Personal Care, including skin care, bathing, shaving, oral care, toileting (including management of bladder & bowels), dressing, hair care
  • Enabling mobility, including Moving & Handling transfers, pushing wheelchair, checking of specialist equipment e.g. wheelchair seat cushion, driving of Client’s vehicle, as directed (if applicable)
  • Dietetics, including assistance with menu planning, preparing, serving and storing of foods.
  • Assist client to fulfil activities of daily living e.g. working, leisure, and education
  • Assist with medications as prescribed by medical team
  • Dealing with correspondence & financial matters as requested
  • Day to day household tasks e.g. changing beds, laundry, ironing, shopping
  • Respect for client confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Negotiate downtime with client to ensure that these are agreed and mutually suitable, whilst monitoring working hours which should not exceed an average of 10 hours in a 24-hour period
  • Reporting & Recording as per company procedure, including any changes to your client’s care needs.
  • Commitment for identifying and fulfilling on-going personal development within Active Assistance
  • Adhering to company policies and procedures at all times


If you feel that you would value a guaranteed contract working as a Live-in care Assistant we would love to hear from you today. This is an ideal role for graduates of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy looking for some valuable experience in the community.

Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Details

Full Time
Nationwide, Nationwide, United Kingdom
Employed (PAYE)
GBP 19000 - 19000 per year