Live-In Care Assistant

Live-In Care Assistant

Mendip Area - Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Glastonbury and Street.

Posted 15/03/2019

  • Mendip Area - Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Glastonbury and Street.

  • £ 560.00 - £630.00 Per Week

  • Full time

Job description

We wake up every morning thankful for our fantastic team of live in care workers. We now need more - but not just anyone!

Would you like to work for a company that truly values and respects its care staff? We are one of the only companies in this area that has been rated OUTSTANDING by CQC in the “Well Led” category. Could you support vulnerable adults, of all ages so they can live independently in their own homes? Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference? Would you be happy being away from your own home and loved ones to help others stay in their home?

We are looking for individuals who truly care and genuinely want to make a difference to other peoples' lives. We aim to assist our customers to maintain their independence and lifestyle, whilst remaining safe in their own homes. As well as caring for our customers, you will need excellent communication skills, with fluency in English and the ability to display empathy and warmth. We need you to be able to use your own initiative and cope well under pressure.

Packages would benefit from experienced care workers but this is not essential providing you are happy to undertake full training - which is paid for. Local support from a dedicated Supervisor and on call will always be provided. Training will be in Frome, Somerset.

There is also an opportunity to work nationally, in the unlikely circumstance packages were not available in the Mendip Region. Maybe you fancy a week in the Capital or in the Highlands!

You will be paid between £560 and £630 per week depending on the complexity of the package and your food and accommodation are also provided.

We can offer self-employed status.

Young or older - think of the savings! Maybe this is a way for you to develop skills and experience and the chance to save! Think of the rewards! You have so much to offer!

You will also have the opportunity of undertaking qualifications in Dementia care, End of Life, and Common Health Conditions, as well as, Health and Social Care Diplomas.

Key Responsibilities

Long term commitment required to provide live-in care

Assisting, enabling and mobilising

Personal care

Providing food and refreshment

Bed making, laundry and domestic duties

Socialising and companionship

Administering medication

Contributing to record keeping

If you are interested please do get in touch today. Ring Jenny or Michelle on 01373 463838 or apply with your CV to careersmendip@bluebirdcare.co.uk

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Benefits

As a Live-in Care Assistant at Bluebird Care you can expect:

Competitive weekly wage between £560 and £630 per week dependant on the complexity of the package.

Separate food allowance of £40 per week

Paid Holiday

Flexible Live-in shifts

Cash benefits towards everyday healthcare costs

Job satisfaction

Career progression opportunities

Professional training and qualifications

Requirements

Key Requirements

Long term commitment required to provide live-in care

Be caring and friendly

Professional and dedicated

You must be able to hold a lively conversation in English.

Have 3 suitable references (professional and/or educational)

Be prepared to go through necessary personal background checks

Have a valid driving licence (preferred)

Be eligible to work in the UK

  • Location

    Mendip Area - Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Glastonbury and Street.

  • Salary

    £ 560.00 - £630.00 Per Week

  • Contract type

    Full time