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Care Assistant

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 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 and enables us to provide personalised support.

Job DescriptionWe are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life for our clients to join our team in Plymouth as a CAREGiver. As a CAREGiver, you will provide a variety of non-medical services to help them keep independent in their own home.

Our clients trust us. They will rely on you to listen carefully to what they need, take an interest in them and deliver excellent care. If you enjoy interacting with older individuals and want to pursue an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of older people, CAREGiving might be the career for you.

The central and most important part of a CAREGiving role with Home Instead is offering companionship. Each of our CAREGivers is matched to a client based on mutual interests and hobbies to encourage a strong relationship to develop. We believe you need this understanding and bond to be able to care for someone as if they were a member of your own family. Indeed, many of our CAREGivers do not have formal experience of working as a carer before they join our team, but have looked after a family member and want to make a difference to an older person's life by using the experience they have gained.

A CAREGiver's responsibilities can also include accompanying clients to appointments and social events (access to reliable transport is beneficial), light housekeeping, planning and preparing meals and helping with daily living routines.

We are looking for the right CAREGivers who have the passion to want to make a difference. It is important for us to make sure you match our values and most importantly for you to see what Home Instead is all about. Don't worry if you don't have sector experience, we have extensive industry-leading training and on-going development opportunities that will enable to you deliver our special brand of relationship-led care. We have great rates of pay too!

Additional Information

As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 01822 258292We 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.

We are an equal opportunities employer which reflects the diverse nature of our Clients and local community.
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