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CAREGiver / Care Assistant for evenings and/or weekends

Employer
Home Instead UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Company DescriptionHome Instead Senior Care is the world's leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust, which helps to enable us to provide personalised support.

Job DescriptionDo you want to make a real difference to someone's life?In these unprecedented times and especially now where we are entering the winter months, the older and vulnerable people in our community need us more than ever.

Have you ever helped a neighbour out or have you looked after a family member, or maybe when they came home from the hospital and needed some support? What about helping someone in your local community or in your local organisations/groups or clubs?

Our wonderful CAREGivers allow vulnerable people to live long and happy lives in their own homes, whilst promoting their autonomy and independence.

We are looking for kind-hearted people to help our clients daily on weekdays, evenings and/or on weekends.Do you want to be an OUTSTANDING CAREGiver?QualificationsBecoming a CAREGiver is simply all those things that you do to enhance the quality of life for seniors and to help keep them independent in their own home. With Home Instead, care means quality care. It means providing support that is completely personalised to the individual and is based on a close bond formed from personality similarities, shared experiences or interests and no rushed minimum one-hour visits.

Because of this, you can help children of ageing parents know that their loved ones remain safe and well and cared for at home. You can deliver a rewarding experience to people who may be lonely or require a bit of extra support to retain their independence. And you will go home every evening knowing that you made a positive difference to someone's life.We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts to become CAREGivers.

You do not need any experience or particular qualification to become a CAREGiver. However, it would be useful to have some experience of working in a care setting or interacting with older people. This could be a personal experience of caring for a family member or voluntary experience. You will have a passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service. You will be reliable, trustworthy and respectful. You will enjoy building professional friendships and you are comfortable spending time in the company of others.

It's not working - it's caring with Home Instead!Additional Information

If you have a passion for caring, a big heart and the motivation to help us achieve our ambition to change the face of ageing, then we would love to hear from you!The role involves all aspects of companionship, home help and personal care and ready access to reliable transport is essential, as you will need to travel between clients' homes.

We are looking for flexible people to work up to three weekends per month and/or some evenings during the week and weekends.Our area covers Abbey Wood, Belvedere, Bexley, Dartford, Wilmington, Gravesend and surrounding.

We provide industry-leading training, an employee benefits scheme, workplace pension, referral bonuses and ongoing support.

Our pay rates vary from £10.00 to £11.50 per hour with double pay on bank holidays.

We also pay travel time between calls and mileage!We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.
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