Live in Carer - Immediate Start (b1) - Chichester

Chichester
Posted 3 days ago
£500.00-£585.00 per week
Closing Date: 31 January 2021
Full Time Permanent

We have immediate openings for Live in Carers to work on a number of packages including dementia, mental health and complex care. Ideally you will have previous healthcare experience of some capacity. Full training however is given for the right candidates. Flexibility is given in working schedules, for example some employees like to work 6-8 weeks with a two break, others prefer to work three weeks, then have one week off. This can be discussed at interview stage.

Our client at present is looking for candidates with a minimum of one year’s healthcare experience.

The current training dates available are:

  • 18th to 22nd January
  • 1st to 5th February

You will be required to attend Training in Hampshire area before commencing work. Please only apply if you are able to do this. Free accommodation is provided for training period.

Package

  • Pay rate of £504 to £585 per week (gross) depending on experience and qualification. (If vast experience, more complex care packages on offer that will pay a higher weekly rate)
  • 28 days paid holidays (including bank holidays)
  • Accommodation and food provided while working
  • Free training
  • Free accommodation during training period
  • 24/7 support
  • Flexible working pattern (you decide what rota you wish to work, i.e. four weeks on, one week off / six weeks on, two weeks off for example.
  • Chance to work for growing company and help others
  • Ongoing training and development

Responsibilities:

  • Offer a regular and reliable helping hand throughout the day
  • Personal hygiene assistance including bathing/showering/toilet
  • Help with going to bed at night and getting up in the morning
  • Medication tasks and support complex care needs where required
  • Preparing meals and drinks
  • Tidying up, vacuuming, washing up, changing beds, doing laundry and general housekeeping
  • Being a friend by chatting, watching tv and helping them continue to do all the things they love and lead the life they wish

Requirements

  • A min of 1 years previous live in care/healthcare experience is required ideally. Experience of looking after family members may count, as will experience in a variety of care settings, such as live in, community or residential, elderly / LD and other areas so if you can demonstrate some kind of care experience please do apply.
  • Good levels of English, both spoken and written
  • Due to the nature of the role, flexibility is required in terms of location of placements
  • Emphatic and sensitive nature, able to remain calm under pressure
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Confident and calm nature
  • A genuine interest to care and support service users in their day to day lives
  • Ideally a driving license and access to vehicle
  • Happy to undergo DBS check
  • Able to travel to Hampshire for the training (accommodation provided)

Part of the process will be to provide previous employment references and to complete recruitment paperwork pack, any delay in this will lead to delay in securing a place on training and start date.

Experience:

  • Healthcare : 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driving licence (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

For full details please submit your CV.

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