Live in Carer

Job Type:

Permanent

Salary:

£550 - £600 Per Week

Location:
Category:

Greenwood Homecare is an organisation offering high quality homecare to Bourne/Peterborough and the surrounding areas. We are a small independent company and have a close-knit team of friendly live in carers. We are looking for passionate and dedicated Live in Carers to join our Live in Care team.

We are looking for Live-in carers to work in and around Bourne/Peterborough on a two weeks on, two weeks off basis, or three weeks on, one week off.

Our training is conducted in the area, and we will pay all travel and accommodation expenses for our Live in Carers , if you are coming from afar.

The aim of 24 hour live-in care is to enable customer’s to be able to remain in their homes with as much independence as possible, carrying out tasks in a professional, discreet and caring manner whilst respecting their dignity, privacy, property and confidentiality.

Benefits of being a Live in Carer:

  • Salary of £550 – £600 per week dependent on experience and client care needs.
  • 28 holidays per year
  • Mileage payments
  • Paid board and lodging whilst you are in the customer’s home
  • High quality training and induction, and opportunities for development

Responsibilities of a Live in Carer:

This role involves staying in the Customer’s home, providing all aspects of personal and domestic care, including:

  • Assistance with all aspects of personal care, including:
  • Showering and bathing
  • Dressing and grooming
  • Toileting and incontinence
  • Assistance with all aspects of medication and the usage of aids and personal equipment such as ceiling track hoist or walking aids.
  • Assistance with day-to-day tasks such as meal preparation, gardening, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Providing companionship, and support in the customers mental and physical activities, such as taking them shopping or to the cinema, reading and photo albums, or talking to them over cups of tea.

Rota Pattern for our Live in Carers:

Our current rota pattern is two weeks on, and two weeks off, and each day, you would have a two hour break away from the customer’s house or if preferred, for this break to be together as a complete day off. We are looking for reliable workers with a kind and caring nature.

Requirements to be a Live in Carer:

  • At least one years’ experience as a carer
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication, verbal and written English
  • All applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS.
  • Be able to live in a customer’s home offering around the clock care

If you would like to join our team as a Live in Carer then please click apply today and we will be in touch!