Job descriptionSCA Care is an equal opportunities employer. This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. SCA Care are based and operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Please do not apply if you are applying from outside the UK and do not hold valid right to work as your application will be rejected. We also do not currently sponsor visas. SCiA are proud to be currently supporting people across the Southampton community to ensure they stay safe and well. We are passionate about supporting the most vulnerable in our communities and are looking for people who would like to work in a rewarding environment. Live-In Carer, 2 Weeks on 2 Weeks off, £854 per working week. This pay is subject to Tax and National insurance contributions As a Live-In carer you will provide round the clock support to one individual person that we support. You will work as part of a team for double up care and be supported by our on-call system remotely. This role will suit someone who has experience of supporting people with complex care needs as you will support with personal care, medication and food and fluids. We understand that it’s not all about the pay! Have a look at some of the benefits that we offer when you join the SCA Care family. Benefits Paid day off on your birthday, so you can relax. 6 weeks paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) We’re flexible - work to fit your preferred hours Paid travel time Paid mileage, which is automatically calculated for you (40p per mile where applicable) Excellent Refer a Friend bonus Guaranteed hour contracts, if that's what you would like. Pay enhancements for a care qualification over level 2. Free training including comprehensive training package including QCF qualification Training time paid Free branded work wear and lanyard Access to a Blue Light Card Pension scheme Come and be part of something amazing. The team at SCA Care believe that helping people live the life they want to lead is extremely important. When you join our team, you’ll make a real and positive impact to the lives of the people we support in your local area. Working at SCA Care means that you’ll make sure that the customer’s home always remains personal to them, and that the care and support given is tailored to their unique and individual needs. We value your personality and passion. For us, personality and passion comes before education. Caring experience is always ideal but as long as you have the right attitude and values, then we’d love you to apply. You’ll always be supported and looked after by your SCA Care colleagues and wider Social Care in Action family, and full training will be provided. A live in carers role can be wide and varied – no two days are the same – but here’s an idea of what you could be doing: Promoting and encouraging independence, whilst assisting the people we support with their daily routines Identifying new opportunities for integration, participation and inclusion, available to the people we support, both within our services and the community Providing quality personal care, which could include bathing etc. depending on individual needs, while maintaining respect and sensitivity Participating in household tasks, which include cleaning, cooking, ironing, washing etc. while encouraging the people we support to join in Engaging in conversation and sometimes having a belly laugh together over something silly! About SCA Care Social Care in Action is a group of charitable social enterprises providing community services across Southern England. Everything we do is focused on supporting individuals to lead the life they want, in the way they want. As a not-for-profit organisation every penny we make in surplus is reinvested back into the wider communities we work with. Our head office is in Southampton, with our main services delivered across Southampton, The New Forest and surrounding areas. If you’re successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we will pay for.
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