Home 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 and enables us to provide personalised support.
We 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 as a CAREGiver. As a CAREGiver, you will provide a variety of non-medical services to help them keep independent in their own home.
You do not need any experience or particular qualifications 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 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 comfortable in spending time in the company of others.
A kind and caring nature. No previous experience necessary. We provide an initial 3 day recruitment selection process, ongoing training both Face to Face and via our online learning suite, along with one to one support in the community when you are with your clients.
Ability to Drive would be recommended due to locations
The ability to undertake a DBS (criminal records check) and provide satisfactory references
As a Care assistant, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.
We offer various contracts to suit your lifestyle; these being 0-hour/flexible,7.5 hours, 15-hour, 22.5 hour, 30 hour and 37.5 hour.
We provide a 4-day detailed introduction to Home Instead Senior Care and will support you to become a confident CAREGiver.
We pay £8.80 during the daytime and £9.30 for evenings and weekends.
We pay your travel time between calls at your hourly rate.
We pay your mileage at 30p per mile
We pay enhancements for bank holidays as well as triple time for Christmas day and Boxing day.
You will work with regular clients in your local area.
Most of our calls are a minimum of half an hour, we do not do 15-minute calls.
You are not required to wear a uniform as our care is delivered in a personal way.
We have an opt in/ opt out option for sleep ins, waking nights and Live in/24-hour care calls.
We support you to gain your QCF’s in Health and Social Care and offer job specific City and Guilds training in Dementia Care and Palliative Care for those who want to do it.
There are genuine opportunities for progression to senior positions.
We are part of an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential and impartial advice and services on a range of issues including mental health.
We offer a benefit scheme which gives great discounts at many high street stores, restaurants and theme parks.
We provide care in the following postcode areas LL16 3LL16 4LL16 5LL17 0LL18 1LL18 2LL18 3LL18 4LL18 5LL18 6LL19 7LL19 8LL19 9LL22 7LL22 8LL22 9LL28 4LL28 5LL29 6LL29 7LL29 8LL29 9LL30 1LL30 2LL30 3LL31 9CH6 6CH7 5CH8 7CH8 8CH8 9