CAREGiver/Care Assistant
Home Instead Senior Care
Leek, England, United Kingdom
1d ago
Job Description

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 in Leek and surrounding area

Working within a team environment you will provide a variety of non-medical services to help keep our clients  safe and well at home independently.

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.

Home Instead is not your average care provider. 100% of our clients would recommend our service. We pride ourselves on providing only the very best of care for our elderly clients. In a nutshell – we only provide the type of care that we would be happy with our own loved ones receiving. If you haven't worked in care before do not worry, its your kind caring nature that will be invaluable to the clients


Qualifications

A CAREGiver spends time with the same regular clients, building great working relationships. 

You have to be sociable as you may be the only person the client sees during the day, this involves providing companionship and putting a smile on some ones face. 

You will need to be supportive and be there if the client has lost confidence to help themselves in and out of the shower or bath. 

You might have to pop to the shops to pick up a few things for those clients who are unable to get out due to COVID-19. you may also be asked to help with housework. 

Listening to client's and offering support and companionship during these difficult times when clients aren't able to have family visit as normal is cruicial for maintaining clients' well being. So sharing their stories and finding out about the person you are sharing time with is a very important part of your role. You will also become part of a team so being a team player and working with others to care and support clients well is so important.



Additional Information

Why we are different:

  • Competitive rate of pay £9.80 - £10.00 per hour
  • Mileage and travel time paid
  • Great Training and Career Progression
  • A supportive working environment 
  • Fully funded Health and Social Care Qualifications
  • Discount Scheme at leading stores and websites
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension
  • Paid Holidays
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Bonus scheme

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfying and you want to work with older people, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 01538 372179

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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