CAREGiver opportunity with award-winning Home Care brand
- Newent GL18, UK
- Date Advert Closes: 31st March 2020
Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people at their own homes With minimum home visits of one hour, award-winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide relationship-based personalised support.
Why Home Instead?
Global expertise, local services- With well-established operations in 14 countries, Home Instead is a global franchise which means our offices benefit from the knowledge and best practices that have been proven to be successful worldwide. We are the number 1 home care provider with over 200 offices throughout the UK delivering the highest percentage of offices with CQC ‘Outstanding’ rating, far above the sector average.
Home Instead is proud to have won a number of awards marking us out as an outstanding home care services provider and a fantastic place to work.
We are actively recruiting for kind, compassionate, natural CAREGivers that will become a part of something truly special. No previous paid experience or training is required for this role but the ambition to change the face of ageing. As our care and compassion extend to our CAREGivers, we invest in training, promoting a strong teamwork ethic and making sure our CAREGivers have the support and resources they need to reach their full potential.
We encourage and promote a healthy work-life balance and good mental health and wellbeing for our CAREGivers by offering part-time work as well as career progression through thorough training, mentorship and support, as well as company benefits to enhance each CAREGivers journey in Home Instead Senior Care. This is also a great part-time opportunity for students in health and social care, or who cannot take on full-time/permanent jobs, to start building a professional profile in their own time, be trained on practical skills and gain first-hand experience in social care.
Duties vary from offering companionship to independent clients to providing home and personal care to elderly with Alzheimer's and Dementia. We offer consistency, reliability and relationship-based care to our clients that is custom to who they are and what they need. Our CAREGivers are always carefully picked and matched with compatible clients to ensure we offer the best person-centred care and our visits are always at least 1 hour to enhance the relationship between the CAREGiver and the client. Contrary to other care companies, we do not expect our CAREGivers to wear a uniform, however, we are keen on finding people that are aligned with Home Instead Senior Care values, have genuine interest and care towards elderly with care needs, have great interpersonal skills and are diligent in providing the best care standards possible.
You do not need any experience or particular qualifications to become a CAREGiver. However, it would be useful to have some experience of working in a care setting or interacting with older people. This could be personal experience of caring for a family member or voluntary experience. You will have a passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
- Warm heart, a caring nature and ability to build long-lasting positive relationships
- Personable, empathetic and reliable personality
- Genuine interest in becoming a part of a caring organisation
- Ability to do evening and weekend work desirable
As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.
If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested'.
We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.
WHAT WE OFFER:
- Diligent, friendly and supportive office staff (on-call support)
- Comprehensive, 4 days, company sponsored training (in your own time)
- Further paid training on Dementia and nationally accredited Skills for Care Certificate
- Potential to complete an NVQ training in Health & Social Care
- Continuous Personal Development (CPD): Supervision, Appraisal and support
- Quarterly CAREGiver meetings
- CAREGiver social events!
- Flexible working
- Employee Assistance Program (phone and face to face counselling, courses, etc…)
- Refer a Friend Scheme
- Yearly PEAQ Engagement survey to enable you to have your say!
- Company Pension Scheme
- The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day and putting a smile on your clients faces
As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry-leading training and excellent support.
If you're looking for work which is incredibly rewarding and satisfactory and have a high degree of flexibility to meet our clients' needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, c