Live in Carer
Active Care Group
7h ago

Vacancy Description

Live in Care Assistant

Would you like a flexible and rewarding career where you can make a difference?

Our carers come from all different backgrounds. Whether you re an experienced carer looking for a change, have personal experience caring for a close friend or relative, or have no care experience but are keen to get into the care industry, we want to hear your story and help you on the way to becoming a successful Live in Carer with the Active Care Group.

We support clients with a variety of physical disabilities, for example Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neurone Disease.

The purpose of the role is to deliver an excellent standard of care for Clients and promote independence within varied environments such as home, education, work and social settings.

Duties will include personal care, domestic tasks and social activities. Every client is individual and therefore you must be willing to adapt to different lifestyles.

You will work on average 10 hours per day and have the opportunity to schedule your assignments up to 6 months in advance, enabling you to create a good work / life balance.

Apply now, and we will contact you within 24 working hours of receiving your application!

Benefits :

  • Flexible contract and working patterns to suit you
  • Paid travel to and from your assignment within the UK
  • Food and accommodation provided whilst on assignment
  • Free award winning training course in Leicester with accommodation and lunch provided
  • Free DBS certificate
  • Career progression and vocational qualification opportunities
  • Accrued holiday pay, enhanced rates for bank holidays
  • You will be employed directly by Active Assistance on a flexible temporary contract, the role is classed as temporary as you move around the country to live with different clients
  • Access to workplace wellness scheme
  • Live in Carer Pay Grades :

  • £87.20 per day - Grade 1 Starting Salary
  • £90.85 per day - Grade 3 This is dependent on successful completion of your 3-month probation and qualifications : Level 3 Diploma / NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent healthcare related.
  • Overseas Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy qualifications will be accepted.

  • Potential to earn higher rates of pay when working on specific complex packages
  • Day rate is inclusive of Government accommodation offset, which will be deducted for every 24 hours you spend in the Clients home
  • Essential criteria :

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (written and spoken)
  • All applicants much have proof of eligibility to work in the UK
  • Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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