London, United Kingdom, Employed (PAYE)
Posted: 6 days ago
We are a market leader in providing person-centred live-in care.
We are seeking bright and enthusiastic live-in carers who practice person-centred care and are compassionate, empathetic, kind and respectful to their clients.
The role requires you to live in the home of the client receiving care and support (24hrs,7 days per week). Ideally we seek live- in carers who can commit to a minimum of 3 to 8 weeks, however we do also have shorter relief placements and holiday cover assignments.
We also have longer term assignments (3+ months) so an ability to reside in the client's home for extended periods may be required.
This is a unique opportunity to join a company that focuses on our employees and clients in equal measure. We believe that if our employees are happy, well trained, valued and supported then they will deliver a service that puts our clients at the heart of our service delivery.
We use the latest technology to ensure that your role works more efficiently than ever before.
Our vision is to ensure that our team continues to work with clients using a person-centred approach, promoting independence through, communication, encouragement, empathy, respect and support.
Responsible to: Registered Care Manager
Please note that it will not be possible for us to send individual feedback. We will only contact candidates that have been shortlisted due to a high number of applications.
The following list gives examples of types of duties that you may undertake:
Companionship is crucial for our clients
Help with everyday tasks and reassurance through the night.
Spending time to achieve goals which have been set for the client.
House keeping and cooking nutritious meals.
Liaising with GP’s, NHS care teams and pharmacists.
Accompanying to social events and appointments, activities and hobbies.
On-line shopping for groceries and client purchases.
All the above and any additional requirements which will be agreed before the start of the assignment.
The following personal attributes are considered essential to care roles.
A sound understanding of person centred care
An excellent communicator
Work well under pressure
Respectful of client needs and choices
Caring and empathetic
An active team player but also able to work on own initiative
Willingness to work flexibly and to be willing to embrace further training and personal development
This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service formally known as the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure
Full UK drivers licence
Please note, the job description only maintains the key areas of responsibility. These may change as the company grows. You may be required to take on other duties as the needs of this growing business adapt. The job description will be evaluated and changed as required; all part of the annual performance review process.
Please also note, you will only be contacted if you have been shortlisted. Due to the high number of applications, we regret that we cannot provide individual feedback.
Fluent English both spoken and written
At least one year experience as a live-in carer
Clean driving licence
We are a progressive company who value and genuinely care about our employees
Full induction, training and ongoing support
Fantastic opportunities for career progression and personal development
Being part of a growing company.
£700 per 7 day week