Category Archives: Homecare & Special Care

Live In Carers wanted

Active Assistance, a UK based care agency in Sevenoaks, Kent provides live-in and live-out care services for physically disabled adults and children. We specialise in supporting people with spinal cord injury and neurological conditions across England and Wales .

Personal Assistants / Carers are required to provide live-in services to our clients in their own homes, enabling them to live independently. Duties include personal care, shopping, driving, cooking and housekeeping.

Benefits of the role

•Free five day award winning training course and accommodation in Sevenoaks, Kent (approx 30 minutes from London). Previous care experience not needed.
•Paid travel to and from live-in assignments
•Free food & accommodation when working
•Flexible working patterns to suit you, ranging from one to three weeks
•Regular breaks which enable you to gain a good work- life balance
•Paid Holiday
•Opportunities to gain a nationally recognised qualification in Health and Social Care
•Earning potential of up to £22,000 per annum ( based on working 21 days a month)

Ideal Candidates
• Aged 21 or over
• Valid full driving licence and driving experience
• Enthusiastic, committed and have excellent communication skills ( good English

Active Assistance Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
This position is exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 as per section 8(2)

Apply sending your cv to enquiries@activeassistance.com

Live in Care Worker

Novus Care are looking for an experienced care worker, with a friendly personality to join us as a live in care worker to cover a live in package for an elderly couple based in Northwood. We are looking for someone to work 2 weeks on 2 weeks off on going.

The ideal candidate would be patient with a calm personality with an attitude whereby no request is too much trouble.

The rate of pay is £475 per week with holiday accrued in addition.

Applicants must be willing to have undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Applicants must be female as there is an element of personal care involved for the clients.

The clients need help with domestic duties, personal care, cooking and support with mobility issues.

Drivers strongly preferred as there is a requirement to take the service users out to do their weekly shop or to take them to hospital appointments. .

MUST be able to cook.

Possibility for further work to be offered in between the periods.

If you are interested then please apply by emailing your CV to recruitment@novus-care.com

 

Female Support Workers

Abacus Care Greenwich urgently requires female Re-ablement Support Workers to work in domiciliary care settings in Greenwich, South East London. You will help prevent avoidable hospital admissions, facilitate early safe discharge and help clients reduce their dependency on long term services by enabling them to return home, stay home and maintain their independence. You will work alongside other teams to ensure the effective delivery of the care plan.
Requirements:

• NVQ 2 in Adult Health and Social Care, or equivalent, or working towards, or experience of working at that level (ESSENTIAL)
• Experience of working with older people in a hospital, residential, community or rehabilitative setting (ESSENTIAL)
• Experience of recuperative care – (desirable)
• Good communication (ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to recognise own limitations and know when to ask for help (ESSENTIAL)
• Very flexible approach and ability to adapt to change. Able to work responsibly with minimal supervision (ESSENTIAL)
• Good team player (ESSENTIAL)
• Receptive to learning (ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to explain the concept of rehab to Service Users and teach new skills (desirable)
• First Aid – (desirable.)
• Caring nature ((ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to recognise and respect Service User choice. (ESSENTIAL)
• Ability to work flexibly across a range of shifts between 7am and 11pm (ESSENTIAL)
• Car driver with access to a car (ESSENTIAL)

Equal Opportunities

• Awareness of disadvantage experienced by older and disabled people.
An enhanced CRB/DBS Disclosure is required for this post ( LESS THAN 12 WEEKS OLD an advantage)

Note

You must drive and have access to a vehicle to be eligible for this vacancy
No time wasters please.

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