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Live in CAREGiver - £840 a week

Employer
Home Instead UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Company DescriptionHome Instead Charnwood is the leading provider of first class service and companionship care services for older people. We believe there is no place like home and want to enhance the life of everyone we encounter.Job DescriptionPrimary Responsibilities:
  • Provide live-in care, usually working alone (alongside a job share)
  • Reflect the core values of Home Instead Senior Care franchise
  • Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of life
  • As you will be staying in the client's home, you will follow their house rules and be mindful of their need for privacy
  • You may be the only person the client sees over a period of time, it is therefore essential to document daily activities and report any changes or causes for concern in a client's needs or living conditions
  • You need to be clear about when to seek help and advice to keep clients safe and promote their well-being
  • Maintain regular communication with line manager and office staff
Companionship services which could include, but are not limited to:
  • Offer companionship and conversation
  • Monitor diet and eating
  • Stimulate and encourage through a variety of activities (for example clothing selection, hobbies and crafts)
  • Arrange and provide reminders for appointments, activities and outings
  • Help with travel arrangements
  • Organise mail and write letters
  • Assist with walking (lending an arm to steady)
  • Accompany to appointments and social events (for example visiting friends or family, lunch, club meetings)
HOME HELP services which could include, but are not limited to:
  • Run errands / collect prescriptions etc
  • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, washing and ironing, taking out rubbish, caring for houseplants etc.)
  • Organise and tidy cupboards and check food expiry dates
  • Plan prepare and tidy away meals
  • Answer the door
  • Assist with pet care
  • Supervise home maintenance
  • Help with shopping and oversee home deliveries
PERSONAL CARE services which could include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide medication reminders
  • Help with bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Help with continence care
  • Assist to eat and drink
  • Provide Dementia / Alzheimer care
  • Provide respite / convalescence care
  • Assist with morning/wake up and or evening/tuck in
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings
  • Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner
  • Participate in PEAQ engagement Survey
  • Document client information in Client and Life Journal
  • May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client's vehicle
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and caring attitude
  • Reliability, flexibility and adaptability
  • A passion for supporting others
  • Genuine interest in becoming part of a caring team
Additional Information

If you want an amazing role with flexibility, and a chance to make a huge difference to someones life whilst earning an incredible salary then apply now and our Recruitment Coordinator Amy will be in touch!
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