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What does a live-in care job role in the South West involve?

Becoming a live-in carer can be one of the most gratifying decisions a person can make; you can make an incredible impact on someone’s life and see the difference that you’re making every day. Here at Helping Hands, we’ve been providing person-centred home care for over 30 years, and we are looking for more compassionate people to join our South West team.

As a live-in carer, you will receive a comprehensive training programme, excellent pay and great benefits, including paid holidays. You will also receive full support from your line manager to ensure that you have everything you need, as well as flexibility with your placements to enable you to travel or visit family in between your customers.

You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications in care, as we provide a fully-detailed training plan as well as regular refresher courses. All we ask is that you are a kind and compassionate person who is willing to help us make a difference to the lives of families across the South West and beyond by providing an exceptional level of care.

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Live-in carer job role

You may have already cared for a family member or friend or worked for a care agency before. Our 30 years of experience as the leading live-in care provider has shown that previous care experience simply isn’t necessary to become an incredible private carer. We’ll provide you with completely free, award-winning carer training at our hub in Caldicot, which will set you up to be the best carer you can possibly be. After being carefully matched with a customer that shares your hobbies and interests, you will then be ready to go and make a huge difference to someone’s life.

First of all, we need to make sure you have the right to work in the UK, but once you have joined us as a valued member of our team, you’ll benefit from:

  • Flexible work with regular breaks and time off between placements
  • Free accommodation and food whilst you’re on placement
  • Up to 28 days of paid holiday a year, plus pension contributions
  • Ongoing dedicated care and support from us

As the largest provider of live-in care in the UK, we have a huge range of placements that are available right now in the South West area – which means that we have the best opportunities for you to work quickly and flexibly.

Salary details

Work as a live-in carer where your job fits around you and your lifestyle, and you can earn up to £650 per week.

Comprehensive training programme

We’re proud to be the only home care provider endorsed as a Centre of Excellence by Skills for Care as well as being fully licensed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This stems from the compassionate nature of the carers that we employ as well as the intensive training programme that we provide.

Prior to your first placement, we will provide you with a fully-detailed training programme with a range of modules including manual handling, health & safety, safeguarding, equality & diversity, medication support and many more.

As the leading dementia specialists in the UK, we will also provide detailed dementia training to ensure that you have the knowledge and understanding to support any customer living with dementia to live as independently as possible.

An addition to all these added benefits, there is also a number of fantastic opportunities for progression.

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“The environment was nice and encouraging, we covered every aspect of the job and at the end I felt motivated and inspired.”

Recently recruited live-in carer in the South West

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Why work for Helping Hands?

By becoming a live-in carer, you will be making a real difference to someone’s life. You will be fully supported by your line manager who will ensure that you are happy and comfortable in your placement, as well as being provided with free training courses at our bespoke training facility in Caldicot. You will be fully equipped to provide the best quality of care and this is also an exceptional tool for your own learning and development, too.

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“During training, you get the opportunity to ask any questions you have and the assessor is very helpful.”

Alison, live-in carer recently recruited

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