Short Term Cover

Wilsons Care

3 days ago

£800 - 1050/per week

Job Description

Wilson's Care are looking for live-in carers who are available to cover on a short-term basis for holiday, sickness and Christmas cover. Ideally, we are looking for experienced carers who are not looking for a full-time position, but some applicants may want to provide cover during their off weeks. Wilson's Care have numerous live-in positions which may need cover and the salary would depend on the specific position and the client's needs. Due to the high number of applications that we receive, we will only be able to contact those who would be applicable for the roles. Due to the nature of cover, we will only accept UK-based applications. Please see below for more details on Wilson's Care.

Wilson’s Care is a family-run domiciliary care provider based in Essex committed to delivering outstanding support to enable our clients to have the best possible quality of life whilst keeping them at home where they feel most comfortable.  Our passion is derived from our own personal experiences of inadequate care for our loved ones which drives our desire to supply only the best personnel, supported by a caring management team.

We offer:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Comprehensive induction with ongoing, paid training
  •  Paid holiday and sick pay
  •  Pension scheme
  • Ongoing Training and Development
  • Full management support throughout


Role Requirements:

  • Supporting with personal care
  • Meal preparation (breakfast and lunch- dinner is provided by the family which the carers are invited to share)
  • Assistance with moving from wheelchair to chair/bed
  • Medication administration
  • Be honest, patient and have a genuine desire to improve the lives of vulnerable adults
  • Observing, and reporting on, the health and wellbeing of the client  (including recording fluid intake, MARs,)
  • Complying with all CQC regulations
  • Working in accordance with Wilson’s Care policies and values


About you:

  • Live-in care experience (preferred but not essential)
  • Be reliable, caring and have excellent attention to detail
  • Clear and thorough record-keeping skills
  • An enhanced DBS check will be required


During the current Covid-19 restrictions, interviews will be conducted via telephone and video link.

Job Details

Job Ref:



Essex, UK


£800 - 1050/per week

Employment type:

Part Time

Working Term:

Self employed or Employed (PAYE)