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Live-in Carer, Taunton, Somerset

Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom, GBP 488 - 611 per week, Employed (PAYE)

Posted: 4 days ago

Way Ahead Care


We are looking to place a carer with a Gentleman in Taunton, Somerset

The Gentleman lives alone and has had a Stroke, he has one sided weakness, his mobility good but slow. H requires assistance with all personal care and day to day living. Duties would include light housework, laundry, some shopping and assistance to access appointments as and when required. His interests are sport and old films and he likes to go out and about to the Garden Centre or for a coffee. He has his own car which the carer will be insured on to use so a driver for this position is essential.

Working rotation is negotiable (minimum stay 7 days)

Way Ahead Care are looking for caring, honest and reliable people to join its newly established Live-In Care team. You will be providing care and support for individuals, or couples, who would like to retain their independence and remain in their own home for as long as possible. Live-in care is a genuine alternative to Residential Care.

Way Ahead Care is a family run business and has been providing home care in the local community for over 20 years. To compliment this we have recently started delivering Live-in care services and are looking to recruit experienced care givers to join our expanding team.

We offer Live-in Care services throughout Devon, Somerset, Bath and Gloucester and are looking for carers who are able to provide one to one care for clients with a variety of needs.

Duties will include

  • Support and assistance with all personal care requirements.
  • Prompting and administration of medication.
  • Preparing meals
  • Light domestic duties.
  • Laundry
  • Accompanying the client to appointments or social events

We offer

  • Full employment (we are not looking to offer self-employed arrangements)
  • Flexible working pattern. (long term or short term periods)
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Full Induction Training and ongoing nationally recognised training.
  • Paid holiday.
  • We manage all DBS submissions and references.
  • Constant support including 24/7 emergency support.

We are looking for individuals with at least 1 year’s social care experience either through Residential, Nursing or Home Care. You must be eligible to work in the UK with a good level of English communication, written and verbal.

A full UK driver’s license is essential

Job Details

Full Time
Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Employed (PAYE)
GBP 488 - 611 per week

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