We are always looking for experienced care workers to join our talented team. If you’re looking to take the next step in your career, read on for information about the role and instructions on how to apply.
What is our recruitment process?
We ask all applicants to complete our online application form. You will also be asked to provide ID and the names of two referees. You will then attend an interview and complete a health declaration form. Finally, you will need to pass an enhanced DBS check.
Training and support
We want all our care workers to feel supported and to have access to the training that they need to thrive within their role. We can support your professional development through options such as e-learning, distance learning, and in-person tutored courses.
We will ask you to complete training on:
- Health and safety
- Risk reporting
- Basic life support
- Manual handling
What does the role involve?
As a live-in carer, you will need to support the client with their individual requirements. This will allow them to continue to live independently within their own home. Typical duties may include:
- Preparing meals
- Completing household tasks and chores
- Accompanying the client to appointments
- Taking the client on outings
- Assisting with financial tasks such as paying bills or paying for shopping
- Prompting the client to take medication
- Providing companionship
- Assisting the client with washing and dressing
- Driving the client
- Providing personal assistance such as coordinating paperwork or appointments
Do we work with international applicants?
We enjoy working with care workers from various cultures and backgrounds. If you’re applying from abroad you will need to have the right to live and work in the UK. We also ask that you can speak fluent English and have knowledge of British culture, such us being able to prepare British meals.
Our team may be able to offer assistance with acquiring accommodation and insurance cover, as well as registering as self-employed.
What can you expect from us?
As an agency, we’re here to ensure that the care workers we work with can deliver the best possible quality of care. You will receive a quality induction, regular supervision, 24-hour support, and ongoing training. You’ll also be given a detailed care guide for each client you work with. We are also happy to be flexible with your working patterns. Our care workers typically work a pattern of three weeks on, one week off, but we will be happy to adapt to your requirements and preferences where possible.