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Live in Carer
LIVE IN CARE ASSISTANT
At Retain Healthcare we are seeking a live in carer, the ideal person for the role would be caring, compassionate, experienced within the care sector and able to work on a rolling rota, which could be:
- 2 week on and 2 week off
- 3 weeks on and 3 weeks off
- Holiday cover
This role is to assist with the daily living of individuals within their own homes. Depending on the package assigned, you could be offering companionship right through to providing support for clinical needs, (full training provided).
You could be assisting individuals out in the community and to work, this could be for appointments and also for planned activities so having a full driving licence would be advantageous.
We are passionate about making the right match for our staff and customers alike, quality we are seeking include; being kind, caring and compassionate, having excellent communication skills, passionate about promoting independence and reabling skills where appropriate. As a Live in Carer, you will be supporting the everyday needs of our customers with true person focused care - (full training and support is of course provided).
At Retain Healthcare we consider ourselves to be a fresh innovative provider, covering the South West, with recruitment experts who have the knowledge and background to offer you the most up to date and comprehensive training in both social care and clinical care skills; Leading you into a career you can be proud of and rewarded for.
Working for Retain you will receive many benefits including:
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Accommodation provided on weeks working as a Live-In Carer
- Competitive rates of pay, plus paid holidays
- 24/7 on call support team
- New car, car lease scheme discount
- Guaranteed hour contracts available
- Weekly pay - Instant payment available
- Access to local and national discount with Blue Light Card
- Free first uniform and DBS check
- Flexible working hours including: Full time or part time and a range of shift patterns.
- Free training with our Skills for Care accredited training division
- On going support from us through training and career development opportunities
- Recommend a friend bonus scheme of up to £300 per recommendation
- Company Pension scheme with NEST
Working as part of #TeamRetain you will be an integral part of our Live-In Care team, you will be supporting our customer in their own home and ensuring they are able to enjoy a good quality of life whilst supporting good health and well being. With the ethos to reable skills where appropriate. We pride ourselves on supporting you in a way you can perform the duties required, and that you feel supported and empowered to deliver the best quality care for that individual.
We will provide you with full training, followed by shadow shifts arranged with an experienced carer, who will help you adjust to your new role, and we have ongoing telephone support available for when you are out caring for our customers. The quality of this service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support in the safety of their own homes.
We will continue to develop your skills through training and development to meet the needs of the customer.
Accommodation is provided for the weeks you will be working as a Live-In carer, meaning you could be based anywhere in the UK and travel to work for your allocated weeks.
As an company our ethos is to Retaining Quality, Retaining Independence, Retaining Staff and Retaining Skills. #teamretain Together Everyone Achieves More.
This role may also be referred to as: Homecarer, Homecare Assistant, Home Carer, Carer, Care Assistant, HCA, Healthcare Assistant, Care Giver, Community Support Worker