Live-In Care Assistant

Come and join an award winning care company as a Live-In Care Assistant!
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It takes a truly special person, with the right personality and a passion for making a real difference, to work for Right at Home.

Right at Home is an award-winning homecare company with a professional and can-do approach. Our care delivery is friendly, caring, committed and is inspirational to our Clients.

The aim of 24-hour live-in care is to enable clients to remain in their homes with as much independence as possible, carrying out the tasks in a professional, discreet and caring manner whilst respecting the clients’ dignity, privacy, property and confidentiality. 

Our Clients depend on their dedicated Live-In CareGivers to support them on a 24-hour basis with the daily activities of living in their home. This will include not only assisting with the client’s personal care needs but also their social welfare.  The role may include shopping, cooking and will include light housekeeping duties.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure the highest possible levels of care provision are maintained at all times

To undertake all duties in accordance with the policies and procedures of Right at Home at all times

Liaise closely with the Registered Manager at all times, reporting any concerns, changes or difficulties regarding clients

Duties will include aspects of personal care to allow Clients to maintain their personal hygiene, appearance and physical comfort

Assisting in the preparation and making of meals, drink and snacks, enabling people who use our services to maintain a good level of nutrition and hydration

To provide assistance with other tasks of daily living which may include cleaning and maintaining the cleanliness of their environment, shopping, laundry and bill paying

To assist Clients to take medication as identified in their care plan and depending on the level of training received by the individual CareGiver

Participate in team meetings, staff events, attend any training provided by the company and reviews as required

To work as part of a team with colleagues and work closely with other agencies involved with the Clients care for example District Nurses and contribute to the effectiveness of the Right at Home team

To work in accordance with the weekly work schedule and maintain timely records such as communication sheets and MAR Charts in a clear, legible and professional manner

To provide social support, talking and listening to the Client, helping them to maintain contact with friends and family and other contacts in potentially isolating situations

To contribute to the safe moving and handling of Clients to maximise their physical abilities and mobility

Act on own initiative and exercise decision making skills, as far as possible and wherever appropriate and develop knowledge and good practice

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Perks of the job!

It takes a special type of person to do what we do, and to work for our award winning Home Care Service.

If successful, you will have access to some great benefits;

  • Competitive Pay and Mileage

    Our hourly rates start at £10 per hour + 25p mileage + additional benefits

  • Training and Support

    With fun and interactive in house training, regular 1-1 support and access to a real career pathway... the sky's the limit!

    We've recently employed an amazing new trainer called Catherine, so she'll be bringing a brand new energy to our training!

  • Feel Valued and Appreciated

    We know that our CareGivers are the face of the company, so we ensure that we value our team – supporting them and helping them develop as well as recognising the amazing work they do!

Our CareGivers…


Our CareGivers at Right at Home Colchester & District want more than a job. They want to make a difference in the lives of those in their care. And to ensure only the best CareGivers join us, we have a rigorous selection process that includes personal interviews, competency testing, psychometric testing, reference checks and background clearance.

We also ask ourselves a simple question – would I trust the CareGiver to look after my own mother in her home? We only recruit if the answer is a definite ‘yes’.

Once a CareGiver meets our strict criteria, it’s just the beginning. Each goes through a training and orientation process that guides them through our values and standards; going above and beyond the national legal requirements. They are given training on issues that help them develop as better overall CareGivers, as well as to deal with very specific situations.

Already working at Right at Home - Colchester & District?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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@rightathomeuk.com
  • Ben Flannery
  • Gina Emmins
  • Katy Flannery
  • Peter Flannery
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