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Live-in caregiver

Home Instead - Barnet

8 days ago

£840/per week

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Job Description

Company Description

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. We match our Live-in caregivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enable us to provide personalised support at home. 

*** Please note that all of our caregiver opportunities are for candidates who obtain full right to work documentation, as unfortunately Home Instead cannot issue working VISAS at present. ***

Job Description

Live-in caregiver needed for a couple in North London. The support is mainly for the wife who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The client can walk unaided but need supervisoin with all aspects of her care such as personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders, companionship, domestic help. Whilst the support is mainly for the wife, the live-in caregiver is also required to prepare meals for the husband and provide support when his hourly caregivers are not there. The husband uses a full body hoist and double-up visits will be provided. 


Our Live-in caregivers support clients in their own home 7 days a week, assisting with a range of duties which may include: 

  • medication 
  • home help tasks such as light cleaning
  • shopping 
  • meal preparation
  • companionship 
  • personal care

As leaders in this industry, we have always valued the important work of our caregivers. We know their work is essential to our mission and our caregivers are the best in the business. All of our caregivers are supported daily. We believe teamwork is key and our caregivers will work closely with our office team, reporting on tasks, activities etc. through an online portal and telephone calls. 


We are looking for vibrant, enthusiastic, and caring individuals who are passionate about providing the highest quality of care - just like we do! 


  • At least 12 months of professional care experience in a live-in role
  • Friendly, approachable and caring with a desire to help others
  • Reliable, punctual, compassionate, honest & trustworthy
  • A good level of written and spoken English



  • Full UK driving license and access to a car 


Additional Information

  • Starting from £840+ per week 
  • Flexible working patterns depending on the clients' care needs
  • Award-winning training programme
  • Holiday pay, travel contribution and company pension
  • Care Professionals wellbeing and social events
  • Personal dedicated wellbeing support from the core daily team and through the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunities to develop your career in social care with professional qualifications


Our Live-in caregivers are provided with a daily food allowance, rest breaks, a private room to stay and access to a TV and WiFi. 

If you're looking for work that is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and has a high degree of flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you! Please contact our amazing team on 020 8446 7044.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure and training.

Job Details

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London, UK


£840/per week Holiday pay, travel contribution and company pension

Employment type:

Full Time

Working Term:

Employed (PAYE)

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