Care Assistant in Edgbaston
- Birmingham, UK
- Date Advert Closes: 28th February 2021
Are you able to travel to visit clients in the own homes to carry out a variety of duties including personal care, administering medication and companionship?
Are you a superhero ready for a career that is both rewarding, varied and challenging with excellent training and development?
Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum 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 personalised support
We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life for our clients to join our team Edgbaston Office as a CAREGiver. As a CAREGiver, you will provide a variety of non-medical services to help them keep independent in their own home.
The requirements of the role varies from client to client, but you may be required to help with, Aspects of personal care i.e. toileting, assisting with personal hygiene, to meal preparation, medication prompts, homecare i.e. washing, laundry, and general cleaning duties, as well as companionship so accompanying the client to shops, pharmacies and attending social groups and activities. We also specialise in Alzheimer's and dementia care but full training is provided. No experience is required as full training is provided
Our clients usually have breakfast, lunch, tea, bed and overnight calls depending on the level of care that they require
You will not need any experience of working in the care setting or interacting with older people but it would be desirable if you do. This could be personal experience of caring for a family member or voluntary experience. You will need to have a passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service. You will need be reliable, trustworthy and respectful. You will need to enjoy building professional friendships and are comfortable in spending time in the company of others
As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay , excellent support, holiday pay, mileage, refer a friend bonus, opportunity for progression and extra qualifications as we offer NVQ Level 1,2 and 3 in Health & Social Care