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Live in Care Assistant

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A first-class live-in carer is required who has experience with physical and learning disabilities.

The client is a young man who lives in Hounslow with his father. You must have solid experience in providing personal care to include feeding, showering, hoisting and pad changes. The client is a wheelchair user and is unable to speak although he is vocal and is a very happy and content young man. The client doesn’t have any challenging behaviours and wakes up with a smile. He enjoys playing with hand-held toys and going out for walks with his small friendly dog.

This position is initially for 3 months to provide support and companionship during the lockdown. Although this is a live-in position the hours will be from 11am -7pm with some light cleaning and cooking. The position is likely to be extended for the right candidate who must have a good spoken English with a kind and caring nature and a clean driving licence. The client’s parents are actively involved in the care of their son to ensure he is provided with a good quality of life and new experiences.

We are looking for a passionate Live In Carer to support him with his daily routine.

Rates of pay: £110 per day

Shift Pattern: 3 weeks on 1 week off.

We can offer you:

  • £110.00 per day
  • Weekly pay plus holiday pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-going FREE training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (cash reward up to £150)
  • Free Uniform

In return, we’d like you to have:

  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to commit to regular (flexible) hours
  • 3 months experience working in care in the UK
  • Driving licence is preferred

If you have any of the following experience, it will support your application

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilation care
  • Medication management
  • Catheter care
  • Manual handling
  • Spinal Injury
  • ABI
  • Epilepsy
  • Experience of working with clients with complex care needs

As a Care Assistant duties will vary dependent on each client’s individual care plan. These may include personal care, assistance with moving and handling, support with community outings and medication administration.

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