Part-time Carer required (Guildford, Surrey)
- Guildford, UK
- Date Advert Closes: 1st April 2021
Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s leading provider of domiciliary care, live-in care, non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With passionate and motivated staff, 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. Our team has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission and we have been rated as a ‘5-star employer’ by WorkBuzz.
We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life for our senior clients to join our team in the Woking, Guildford and Byfleet area of Surrey. As a CAREGiver (Carer), you will provide a variety of non-medical services to help them remain independent and safe in their own home.
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. You will be reliable, trustworthy and respectful. You will enjoy building professional friendships and will be comfortable spending time in the company of others.
There are three broad aspects to the role with a few examples listed below:
Companionship: Taking a client to the shops; going to the garden centre; walking the dog, having a chat over a coffee.
Home help: Tidying up; meal preparation; feeding pets, vacuuming; washing up.
Personal Care: Helping in and out of bed, changing clothes, using the toilet, showering or bathing, pad changes.
- Excellent rates of pay
- Travel time and paid mileage
- Free DBS check
- Pension scheme
- Continued training and support
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Staff discount portal
- Opportunities for career progression
The requirements we ask of you are:
- You are aged 18 or over
- You are a driver with your own car
- You live in, or near, the Woking, Guildford or Byfleet area of Surrey
- You can work a minimum of 14 hours per week, including 4 hours every weekend or 8 hours every other weekend
- Be willing, after training, to provide personal care to our clients
If you have a passion for caring and the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you.
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.