Weekend on-call bank CAREGiver

  • Leicester, UK
  • Part-time
  • Date Advert Closes: 1st November 2021

Company Description

We are currently looking to recruit CAREGivers to work at the weekend on a rota basis to support the on-call supervisors. 

Home Instead provides a variety of non-medical services that allow clients to remain in their own homes and to enhance the quality of their life. To help clients and their families meet the challenges of ageing with dignity, pride, care and compassion.

The Weekend on-call bank CAREGiver role is to support the on-call supervisor by covering calls as requested to cover sickness and annual leave. 

The pay rate is £50 per day retainer fee and any care calls completed on top will be paid at £12 an hour.  Mileage and Expenses paid. 

    Our Mission -  “ To Bring Dignity Back Into Ageing ‘’

    Message from our Owner & Managing Director: 

    "Hello, my name is Nisha Chandarana and I am passionate about bringing premium quality care in my local area.

    My mother was my rock and my soul mate. In her old age, my mother suffered a multitude of health problems and as a family, we pulled together to support her. When looking for extra care and support for her, I was shocked that there was a lack of good quality care.

    I lost my mother in Nov 2014, after which I decided that I wanted to be the person to provide premium quality care in my local area. Whilst searching as to how I can provide such care, I came across Home Instead. The Home Instead ethos, matched mine as they have a strong reputation for providing dignified and personalized care which put clients first.

    I realized that most seniors prefer to remain and live independently in their own homes as long as possible and we can make this possible by providing companionship, light housekeeping, meal preparation, medication reminders, shopping assistance, doctor’s appointments and personal care such as bathing and dressing and even Live-in Care.

    Our CAREGivers are carefully selected for their empathy, compassion, reliability and integrity.

     We invest heavily in training our CAREGivers, to give them the skills to meet the changing needs of our clients and they are all fully Criminal Records Bureau checked and insured.

    Our service is different because our visits are a minimum of one hour and our CAREGivers are matched to our clients. We send the same CAREGiver as much as possible and are always introduced by our Care Manager, so a stranger will never turns up at the door. Our CAREGivers do not wear uniforms and they just look like a friend or family who are visiting."

    Job Description

    CAREGivers offer Personal Care, Housekeeping and Companionship support.

    Essential Criteria:

    Experience in a care setting

    Must be able to offer availability to cover care calls as requested by the on-call supervisor between the hours of 7am and 10pm Saturday and Sunday - this may be at short notice.

    Access to own vehicle and full driving licence

    Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect

    Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations

    Willingness to work and communicate professionally with Home Instead office teams and other social and health care professionals

    Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions and excellent time-keeper who is organized and reliable

    Ability to adapt to change quickly and make common-sense decisions at short notice

    Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene and a smart appearance

    The pay rate is £50 per day retainer fee and any care calls completed on top will be paid at £12 an hour.  Mileage and Expenses paid. 

      Qualifications

      Care experience required

      NVQs/QCF qualifications are desirable

      Additional Information

      What We Offer:

      • Primarily, job fulfilment; a great place to work in a great team with great career opportunities making a huge difference to the lives of our elderly clients!
      •   Competitive salary
      •  Pension scheme.
      • Company Discount Scheme
      • Employee Assistance Scheme
      • Training, development and career opportunities.
      • Social Events

      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. 

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