Home Instead 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 client's based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust which enables us to provide the person centred care that we all desire.Job Description
If you are a Carer, Care Assistant, Care Worker, Support Worker, worked within the NHS, or even if you have supported a family member, a friend or neighbour - we would like to hear from you. You don’t need to have previous experience to apply as we provide all the relevant training to become a CAREGiver with Home Instead Darlington and Northallerton.
What is important to us is your personality and caring nature.
Growing older can be very stressful for some people, so can you imagine taking someone out of their home too? Our home care avoids this, and our CAREGivers allow older people to live long and happy lives, whilst promoting their autonomy and independence.
We provide a variety of services which include companionship, home help, personal care and specialised care. Our service are bespoke and tailored to the needs and wishes of our clients. Continuity of care and building relationships is really important to us, therefore, our visits last a minimum of 1 hour to 24/7.
We pride ourselves on matching our clients with a CAREGiver who has the same interest experiences or background to ensure that a good connection is made to ensure that rapport and a relationship can be built upon.
Full training is provided before visiting any clients and you will go on shadow shifts to get to know your clients before attending calls added to your schedule. We are there to support you in your new role every step of the way.Qualifications
If you have experience in care or not we will provide you with all if the training you will need along with the help to achieve your Care Certificate and supporting you through any additional training that you wish to complete.
All that we ask is that you are passionate about caring for others and pride yourself on being, friendly, professional and reliable.
- Must have access to own vehicle as out clients can live in remote areas and they may need your assistance to take them to appointments or to maintain a hobby or interest
- You must have a Caring and Empathic nature
- Good working commitment (to fit around the needs of our clients)
- Ability to work alternate weekends both Saturday and Sunday and some evenings if required by the client
- You must be able to work under your own initiative
We offer you exceptional support so that our clients receive the best possible companionship based care available. Ensuring that you only give the best quality care providing dignity and respect that you would for your own loved ones.
If you have not worked in care before then please do not worry, it's your kind caring nature that will be invaluable to the client. If you have a passion for caring and you are looking for work which is extremely rewarding and have a high degree of flexibility to meet our clients’ needs, we are keen to hear from you. We have recently been awarded the Top 20 Homecare company award 2020 and we have been voted 5 Star Employer award by our lovely team of CAREGivers and the office team. We would love to know more about you and what interests you in becoming a CAREGiver with Home Instead Darlington and Northallerton.
We encourage applications from all sectors of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
This role is subject to a full enhanced DBS and four clear references
- Education Level
- Working hours per week
- 4 - 40
- Type of Contract
- Casual / Part Time Jobs
- Published at
- Profession Sub-category
- Full UK/EU driving license preferred
- Car Preferred
- Must be eligible to work in the EU
- Cover Letter Required