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Live in Carer Bournemouth

Dorset, United Kingdom, GBP 71.50 per hour, Employed (PAYE)

Posted: 3 days ago


Working as a Live In Carer can be a particularly enjoyable and rewarding career; everything you do makes a positive difference. Not only are you delivering the highest quality dedicated care and support for your client, you also work closely with them to help them realise their personal goals and wishes.

A wide range of people receive live in care, from those who have become elderly and frail, have physical disabilities, terminal illness, or complex care needs, to mental health support needs or a learning disability. Without support, many elderly people can become lonely and isolated and the Live In Carer really comes into their own through providing friendship, companionship and a link to the outside world.

Typically, the following situations may require a Live In Carer:

  • Friendship and companionship
  • Respite care
  • Short term live in care for recovery from an operation, illness or injury
  • End of life care
  • Care for couples to prevent one from going into residential care
  • Parkinson's care
  • Stroke or brain injury rehabilitation
  • Dementia care

    Tasks you may help with include:
  • Washing, dressing and personal appearance
  • Help with going to the toilet or managing continence
  • Ensuring medication is taken and on time
  • Preparing and cooking nutritious meals
  • Laundry, hoovering, tidying and cleaning
  • Changing and making the bed
  • Getting to medical appointments
  • Help with keeping up hobbies and interests
  • Assistance with mobility or getting out and about
  • Hoisting and manual handling
  • Help with looking after pets
  • Assistance with daily exercise
  • Teaching how to use a computer, tablet or smart phone
  • Teaching how to use Skype or Facetime to stay in touch with family and friends

    Although you will be dedicated to your client, you will have the support of our experienced office and supervisory team, together with training opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills.

The rate of pay for this post starts at £71.50 per day.

Job Details

Full Time
Dorset, United Kingdom
Employed (PAYE)
GBP 71.50 per hour