Live-in Carer

Oxford Aunts Care

9 hours ago

141.00 - 141.00/Day

Job Description

Live-in Carer

Up to £141 per day - Full-time

Taking care of everything

We’re Oxford Aunts and we’ve dedicated our life’s work to helping people stay in the home they love since 1967. For over 50 years, we’ve grown our live-in care specialism and our ways of working to support the lives of the people we care for and the people who look after them. Join us and you’ll discover how our community of colleagues are always there for each other. You’ll live in a home that you’ll proudly care for. And the relationship you build with the person you care for will give real meaning to the work you do.

Are you a compassionate individual looking to make a meaningful impact in a warm and supportive environment? We are not just a team; we're a close-knit community dedicated to providing exceptional care and building lasting connections.

Please note you must already have the right to work in the UK. We cannot assist with any sponsorship or visa requests – including those applying for a health and social care visa or those with a skilled worker visa.

Enhancing your life

Because you take care of everything in the home, we take care of everything for you. Enhancing your life with work patterns and benefits that make a massive difference to your lifestyle, health and wellbeing. We will recognise and appreciate the dedicated efforts of our care assistants by offering rewards for your hard work.

* Great rates of pay – you could earn up to £141 per day

* Annual salary review

* Generous rest time in placement

* A welcoming community - join a team that operates like a family, where every member is appreciated and supported

* Blue Light Card - giving you access to lots of discounts to both online and highstreet retailers

* Free induction training with opportunities to further develop your knowledge through our ongoing training courses

* Supportive environment - enjoy a workplace that encourages personal and professional growth, with mentorship and training opportunities

* Local 24/7 support from our experienced team

* Receive pay weekly

* Double pay on bank holidays

* Free DBS check

* Free, confidential telephone line (Employee Assistance Programme) supporting you in times of need

* We’re a Disability Confident Employer - ensuring that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations

* We offer longer placements which enable you to spend more time building a meaningful relationship with the person you care for and that give you flexibility to fit your work pattern around your lifestyle choices

* Open door policy - come to the office to see us and enjoy a free refreshment

This is meaningful work

As a live-in care specialist, you’ll provide companionship and support with personal care, domestic tasks and housekeeping (cooking, washing,ironing, vacuuming etc), so your client can live well in the home they love.

You’ll have the opportunity to support people living with a variety of conditions, enabling you to further develop your skills and knowledge. All placements are within 70 miles of Oxford, so you must be able to travel to your client’s home.

What you’ll need:

* No experience required - We provide all the training you need to succeed

* Or, you may have worked as a live-in carer, domiciliary carer, care assistant, support worker, healthcare assistant or similar and are looking to further develop your skills

* Good communication skills and ability to maintain clear and accurate records

* To be reliable, compassionate and enthusiastic

* Experience of working under pressure and staying calm in difficult situations.

* Eligibility to work in the UK

* As this is a live-in position you will need to commit to living with your client for a minimum of 10-12 weeks at a time, although many of our Carers choose to stay in their placements for longer periods before having an extended break

* You must be flexible to travel to your client placement

Taking care of everything

If you like the idea of live-in care, we’ll take care of everything to make sure you’re supported and rewarded in everything you do.

Oxford Aunts is part of a family of home care brands in the UK, including The Good Care Group, Cherished Home Care, Prestige Nursing & Care and Comfort Keepers (Ireland).

Please note any successful applicants for this role will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check for working with adults. It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group

Job Details

Job Ref:

221921646

Location:

Reading, Berkshire, UK

Salary:

141.00 - 141.00/Day

Employment type:

Full Time

Working Term:

Permanent

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