Elderly lady in Hereford would like a hand getting out and about

Is this the role for you?

We believe our client would benefit from someone who is calm, patient, who enjoys going out and about and who would enjoy helping our client keep doing the activities she enjoys. You will be expected to assist with basic personal support like washing and bathing.

Pay rates

Ranging from £639.80 to £816.48 a week (pay rates as of 1 April 2020).

 

Location

Hereford

A bit about our client

 

We are looking for a live-in carer for an active lady in her nineties, who lives in Hereford and would like some support to maintain her active lifestyle.

Our client loves to visit friends and family and go out for a walk or a trip into town. She enjoys going to her regular hair appointment on Fridays, and she has a taste for traditional home cooked food. Nothing beats a good roast dinner!

Having been diagnosed with Vascular Dementia, our client can sometimes get confused and anxious. We are looking for someone who is calm and understanding and able to reassure her, and who can help her get out and about so that she can keep doing the things that she enjoys.

As her live-in carer, you will be able to make a big difference to our client’s day, by ensuring she can stay socially active, visit family and friends, and generally stay as active as possible. 

A bit about you

Are you an optimistic, reliable person and would you like to support our client make the most out of the day? Then please get in touch.

You will need…

  • The right to live and work in the UK.

  • A valid driving licence and your own car.

  • References. We ask all candidates who have been offered a job to provide at least two references.

  • To complete an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check. We are obliged to check for a criminal record if we offer you a job, but previous offences by no means mean that we cannot employ you. Find out how we recruit people who have a criminal record

  • No care experience is required (although it does help!) – we will offer you the training you need to feel confident in your role.

 

You can expect…

  • Thorough training – we will make sure you are well prepared for the role.

  • Flexibility – you and the client agree how you would like to work together.

  • Each day, you will have a three-hour break which you can spend as you please.

  • We offer competitive pay rates, ordinarily from £639.80 to £816.48 a week (pay rates as of 1 April 2020).

  • You are not alone – we are here to support you.

How to apply​

We employ all our carers, which means that we are able to match our clients with a carer who they like and trust, and that you will have the benefits and security that come with employment.

If it so happened that the client you would like to support is no longer available, we would love to introduce you to other people who would appreciate you support. If you think you are the right person for the role, do not hesitate to get in touch with us!

For more information, call us at 01432 382017 or send an e-mail to Live-in@kembleathome.co.uk.

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