Job descriptionCompany Description Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour and options for Live-in Care, award winning training and an excellent reputation, we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our Live-in Care Professionals to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support. Job Description Would you like to join our bank of Live-in Care Professionals? We have Clients in the Sheffield & Barnsley area who require Live-in Care. If you would like to register for further information and be notified of Live-in Care opportunities please click apply, complete your details and we will contact you to discuss the process and any opportunities we have at that time which you may be suitable for. We pay a competitive rate of £822.50 per week plus £50 a week for sundry expenses. Clients will provide Care Professionals with their food for the week – 3 meals a day plus snacks – if they do not provide the right food (personal preferences or allergies and intolerances) or enough then Care Professional will use their sundry expenses for this. Travel is not formally covered by Home Instead – it is the Care Professional’s responsibility to get themselves to the Client and home. If the Care Professional does not drive and, if needed, we will pick them up from the train station for their first visit to get them to welcome day and take them to the Client’s home to ensure they have the best possible start with their new Client. We must stress that joining our Bank of Care Professionals is of no cost to you. Just a little time to speak to us and complete some forms. With Home Instead Live-in care, a Care Professional is chosen to be a companion to enable our Clients to live in their home and support with daily activities. each Client decides how many hours of care you require each day. A live-in care professional is available not only as a companion, but as a source of comfort and care, day and night. Clients can be confident that help is at hand. You do not need any experience or particular qualifications to become a Live-in Care Professional. 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 comfortable in spending time in the company of others. Qualifications What we need from you … o A kind heart and friendly nature. o A common sense attitude. o Flexibility to support your Client to live independently in all areas of support such as companionship, home help and bathing, to personal care and food preparation. o Adaptability to ensure your Client lives the life they choose, safely at home. o Willingness to complete our 2-day recruitment and training process with additional e-learning to learn and develop in the Care Professional role – the Home Instead way. o Conscientious when following process and procedure. We encourage applications from all sections 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 DBS enhanced disclosure. Additional Information A full copy of everything you need to know about what we offer you as a Live-in Care Professional is available to view here: https://www.flipsnack.com/FC997BDD75E/live-in-care-professional-e-brochure-zhm2upco7k.html What we offer you as a Care Professional Person Centred Care – Our Clients, with your help, are encouraged to live their best life with outings, hobbies, shopping trips, meals out and chit chat. Giving you the reward of knowing you really are making a difference and helping someone live independently in their own home. Competitive Rates of Pay of £822.50 per week and additional £50.00 a week for sundry expesnses. DBS Check Covered – We will cover the cost of your Enhanced DBS check. Flexible Rota – Choose rotas from 1-6 weeks Live-In with a 1 week break in between. By getting to know you and your circumstances, we can ensure we find the right Client for you to support. Personal Space – We ensure you have a clean, tidy, Comfortable, private, personal space to rest and relax in the Client’s home with TV and Wifi access. Always someone on hand to help - We offer a 24/7 service. We are on-call 365 days a year 24/7. We also encourage you to join and use our ‘Staffzone’ Facebook group which is full of experienced and encouraging Care Professionals who already work with our Clients. We provide you with a monthly Care Professional Newsletter to keep you up to date as well as regular emails to notify you of any changes. Matched Care Professionals – Live-In Care Professionals are matched to clients based on similar personalities and interests. This results in greater trust and the best relationship between Client and Care Professional. Introductions to Clients – A member of our team will introduce you formally to your Client at their home and ensure your relationship gets off to a great start! Train/Bus Station pick up – On your first day we will ensure you are comfortable and pick you up to take you to your Client’s home, if necessary. Daily Welfare Checks – Daily telephone check-ins from the office team to ensure you and your Client are safe and well. Weekly Supervisions – Weekly supervision with the Office Team to ensure you and your Client are safe, well and the relationship is working, In these supervisions we will check certain things like medication and notes and provide any feedback needed. Excellent Training and ongoing support – Provided both face to face and via e-learning. We encourage our Care Professionals to continually develop, learn and gain new skills, if you are keen to progress in your career, we are keen to support you in your journey. Care Monitoring – Our system allows you to read the most up to date Care Plan in real-time, log all medication and make notes electronically. Rigorous Quality Assurance - Care managers conduct regular quality assurance visits and are in regular contact with the Clients to identify any further needs, and review the overall care. Westfield Health Cover – Awarded for 12 month service ensuring your basic medical needs for areas such as dental, optical and therapies are covered. Employee Assistance Programme – Ensuring our Care Professionals have access to specialist personal support and advice at all times on a wide spectrum of issues and topics.
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