Live in Care but not as you know it!
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 Oxford as a live in CAREGiver. As a live in CAREGiver, you will live in a client's home and provide a variety of non-medical services to help them keep independent in their own home, which may include (but aren't limited to) meal preparation, supporting with personal care, medication reminders, taking calls and opening mail, collecting prescriptions and picking up shopping.
This role requires one year previous experience in a care setting or similar role. Our ideal live in CAREGiver has a passion for supporting others and delivering an outstanding service, as well as being reliable, trustworthy and respectful at all times. A driving licence and access to your own vehicle is preferred for this role.
Hours and assignments are variable and dependant on the clients needs. For each assignment you will be provided with a comfortable bedroom with reasonable amenities including a TV and WIFI.
Live in CAREGivers will be provided with:
·Competitive rates of pay at £115 daily
·EarlyPay (option to draw out some or all of your pay for hours already worked before pay day)
·Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme of £250!
·Rewards and Recognition
·24 hour on-call support, 365 days a year
·A full induction programme and support to work towards the care certificate
·Ongoing training to support development
·Employee Assistance Programme
·Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
·Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
·Ability to listen, communicate clearly and build relationships with clients and their families in a friendly and pleasant manner
·Willingness to work and communicate professionally with Home Instead office teams and other social and health care professionals
·Respect for people suffering from a range of medical conditions with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own. Commitment to non-discriminatory care practice
·Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions
·Excellent timekeeper who is organised and reliable
·Ability to adapt to change quickly and make common sense decisions at short notice
·Good hygiene practice and upkeep with COVID-19 guidelines
·A good level of spoken and written English
We are based in Oxford in Oxfordshire and cover surrounding areas so you will need to be prepared to travel to our area.
If you are looking to give something back to the community and think this live in CAREGiver role is for you, or you would like to find out more information, do not hesitate to reach out.