Live in Carers - Devon

Devon
Posted 14 days ago
£500 - £650 per week
Closing Date: 30 June 2020
Full Time Permanent

We are recruiting for a highly regarded organisation who offer live in care services in the South West, looking for experienced Live in Carers to join their team July 2020. . These roles are classed as Key Workers roles so there will be no delay in recruitment or starting should you be successful.

Our client at present is looking for candidates with some kind of healthcare experience.

Package

  • Pay rate up to £650 per week (gross) depending on experience and qualification
  • 28 days paid holidays (including bank holidays)
  • Accommodation and food provided while working
  • Free training
  • 24/7 support
  • Chance to work for growing company and help others

Responsibilities

  • Supporting service user in all day to day tasks where assistance may be required
  • Showering / bathing / toileting tasks. You MUST be happy with personal hygiene duties as this is a daily part of the job
  • Assisting in and out of bed
  • Making meals and drinks
  • Helping with medicine tasks
  • Looking after the house, tidying, hoovering, washing up, changing beds and laundry tasks
  • Being a friend, watching tv , chatting and helping with other activities
  • Supporting in all needs to make comfortable and safe

Requirements

  • Previous live in care/healthcare experience is required at this time due to the current pandemic. 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 but this is not essential

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.

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