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Live in Carer - Upper Hale - from £85 to £95 per day

United Kingdom, GBP 85 - 95 per day, Self Employed


Melody Care Live In is seeking an experienced Live In Carer to cover a 2 week break on Wednesday 20th March 2019. Are you ready for a new position which offers fresh challenges with plenty of support? Paying up to £100 per day, this could be the role for you!

Our client, Teresa has restricted mobility and is dependent on manual handling equipment for all transfers using a ceiling track hoist. She has been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis and although she has movement in her upper limbs her fine motor dexterity is limited by her arthritis, especially in her fingers, in particular with her left hand which in turn affects her grasp. Teresa also has restrictions with her lower limbs, necrotic toes and left heel ulcer (grade 2), dressings changed weekly by District Nurses.  Teresa was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia in March 2017 which can cause confusion, hallucinations and delusions. This is controlled with medication and monitored closely as it can affect her functional ability. She is also prone to UTI's and UTI sepsis so will need the Carer to keep an eye out for any early symptoms and make her GP aware so antibiotics can be prescribed to treat infections.  

Teresa will need assistance and support for all daily living tasks including Personal Care, Moving & Handling and Nutrition & Hydration with instructions and clear guidance on how to sequence events correctly to maintain independence.

Melody Care Live In Care is an established, high-quality care provider in the Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, West Sussex and South London areas. Melody Care is a privately owned company working with self-employed live-in carers who are passionate about care. All our carers offer compassion and expertise within their roles and we are looking to grow our team all the time.  

We always want to ensure that both our clients and live-in carers are happy, so we make every effort to make sure that each assignment is carefully matched.

We value the hard work and commitment from the Live-In Carers which is often reflected in the 5-star rated reviews that we receive through Working Feedback.

Melody Care Live In is growing and we are seeking a Live In Carer who is self-employed, has an Enhanced Adult Only DBS (on the update service) and has their required training in place and up-to-date.

The courses we require are as follows:

  1. Moving and Handling; 
  2. Basic Life Support / First Aid;
  3. Medication;
  4. Safeguarding;
  5. Infection Prevention Control;
  6. Mental Health Capacity / MCA & DoLs;
  7. Food Safety;
  8. Diet Fluid and Nutrition;
  9. Health & Safety;
  10. Dementia Awareness and,
  11. Fire Safety
  12. Diversity & Equality

If you are interested in this assignment or want to hear more about becoming a Melody Care Live-In Carer, we ask all individuals who are interested in working through Melody Care to register online clicking the following link below ( then complete the online questionnaires.  The questionnaire should take approximately 10 minutes but please allow yourself 20 minutes of undisturbed time.  

Once completed, I will receive your results.

You can explore our company further at

Click here to read the job description for Live In Care Assistant

If you have any questions, please call me on 01428 690007 and I will be happy to help or you can email me on

I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Many thanks.

Helen Hunt

Live In Care Ltd t/a Melody Care

Job Details

Full Time
United Kingdom
Self Employed
GBP 85 - 95 per day