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CAREGiver

Barnstaple

  • Full time
  • 2022-07-24
  • £10.50 - £11.70 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 290322-25995

*****Applications from UK only*****

Our visits are ALWAYS AT LEAST ONE HOUR, and you are matched to your own small group of clients, so you really can give them the quality of care that they deserve. The role involves spending time with the same regular clients, building great working relationships. Being someone’s only person they might see for the day, giving companionship. Putting a smile on some ones face. Being supportive and being there if they have lost confidence to help them in and out of the shower or bath. Popping to the shops to pick up a few things or helping with housework. Accompany to hospital appointments or social events. Listening to the stories of their lives, finding out about the person you are sharing time with. Being a team together.

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 the Barnstaple and surrounding areas.

As a CAREGiver, you will visit the same clients every week and by building relationships with them, you can be the difference that helps them – not just to live in their own home, but to live WELL at home.

With us, you will deliver the sort of care that you would want for your own family, empowering them to remain independent within their own homes for as long as possible. These visits involve Personal Care, Companionship and Home Help.

As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.  We will work closely with you to build your hours and your own unique schedule

Our CAREGivers do not wear uniforms which can create a barrier, so you look and feel more like a friend or part of the family.

Qualifications
If you haven’t worked in care before do not worry, its your kind caring nature that will be invaluable to the clients as we provide the training and support to ensure you feel comfortable in your role. With Home Instead you will have opportunities to undergo training in areas of interest such as Dementia care or Parkinson’s care.

Additional information

What we offer:

Flexible working hours to suit your needs around other commitments you may have
Guaranteed hours offered after probation dependent on availability
Part of assessment training and DBS paid for after completion of 50 hours of work
Investment in you as a person. Full induction programme with Industry leading training along with a learning and development programme.
Opportunities for career progression
Excellent rates of pay – £10.50-11.70 per hour
Loyalty bonus scheme
Double pay for bank holidays
Travel time and waiting time paid at £10.50 per hour
Auto enrolment Pension Scheme
Holiday pay
Mileage allowance 0.28p per mile
Alternate weekends off
Our friendly and experienced office team will be offering you support along the way
On call support 24/7
Employee Assistance Programme

We have been rated a Top 20 provider in the South West by homecare.co.uk.  This is entirely based on the average review scores of clients and their relatives over the past year, with our score being 9.9 out of 10.

If you have a passion for caring and the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you. Please click on ‘I’m Interested’ or alternatively, contact us on 01769 302 003

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead 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.

Travel expenses details:

Travel time and waiting time paid at £10.50 per hour. Mileage also paid in addition

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Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Home care / Domiciliary care

Profile

Home Instead - North Devon & Exmoor To us, it's personal

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Health and social care

Description

At Home Instead, our mission is to change the face of ageing, so we do things differently. We believe relationship based care is best for both our clients and our CAREGivers, so our visits are a minimum of an hour. We offer consistency and reliability by carefully matching our CAREGivers and clients based on mutual interests and hobbies, to help build trust, provide personalised support and continuity of care.  We invest in training, promoting a strong teamwork ethic and making sure our CAREGivers have the support and resources they need to reach their full potential. We have a CQC rating of OUTSTANDING, and are rated a 5 Star “Best Employer in Care”, based on 95% of our CAREGivers feeling proud to work for us.

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