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Are you:

* Reliable, professional, caring and committed?
* Looking for work in the care industry (no experience necessary as full training provided)
* Fluent in English
* Full Clean Driving Licence

Due to exceptional demand, Multi - Award Winning Guardian Angel Carers, rated Outstanding by the CQC are looking for more Live In CareAngels to join our expanding team.

We currently have clients in West Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Our clients will require you to take them out for social activities and appointments so a driving licence is essential.

WORKING HOURS

As a live-in carer you will be living with your client, working a pattern of weeks to suit you. You are entitled to a 2 hour break during the day from 10am to 6pm, the hours of which are flexible and to be arranged between you and the client. 

You are expected to have 8 hours sleep, and should your sleep be regularly interrupted, such that you feel unable to carry out the day duties, we will discuss the need for a waking night carer.

ADDITIONAL PAY

If you are woken more than twice during the night, for example to assist with using the bathroom, you will be paid an additional amount per wake.

WHAT IS EXPECT FROM YOU AS A LIVE-IN CARER

As a live-in carer your first and foremost priority is your client, their health and wellbeing. You will assist with the following as required:

- Medication

- Washing / dressing

- Preparation of meals

- Food shopping

- Light domestic housework

- Changing bed linen

- Clothes washing and ironing

- Assisting with paperwork, post and writing letters

- Companionship: reading, crossword puzzles, board games, etc

Liaising with:

- Family

- Doctors, district nurses & other medical professionals

- Guardian Angel Carers support team

- Chiropodists / hairdressers / opticians

- Escorted outings for example to appointments or for social occasions and/or garden centres/museums/galleries/etc

- You may be required to assist with the following:

- Changing of catheter bags

- Stoma bags

- Minor first aid medical attention e.g. minor cuts, bruises and burns

- Using a hoist (2 carers are required for standard hoists, 1 carer may be used for a fixed hoist)

As a carer you are not permitted to do the following, but may coordinate with the district nurse/GP:

- Change open wound dressings

- Inject medicines

- Insert or remove catheters

- Insert suppositories

- Physically lift a client

WHAT TO EXPECT

As a live-in carer, you will be provided with your own private room, which should contain:

- A bed - with clean adequate bedding

- Clear storage space for your belongings such as a wardrobe or cupboard

- Adequate lighting, heating and a door that closes

- Use of a bathroom with toilet, basin and shower or bath facilities

It is not essential, however desirable, for our carers to have access to a private TV and internet.

MEALS - FOOD & DRINKS

You are expected to eat with the client during meal times, and the cost of such meals are met by the client. If however, you would like something specific/unusual then you must supply this yourself, for example Lady Grey tea bags as opposed to English Breakfast tea bags.

A live-in carer is prohibited from consuming alcohol while on duty, as well as during your 2 hour break.

UNIFORM & PERSONAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

Our live-in carers do not normally wear our company tunic, however if you would prefer this please let us know.

The client should supply the following:

- Anti-bacterial hand wash

- Protective gloves

- Apron (if necessary, for example, if a client is incontinent)

- Any other cleaning products or equipment required by the care worker

- Any other equipment specified in the care plan or by Guardian Angel Carers, in order that we can effectively carry out our duties such as walking frame, wheelchairs, etc.

We will honour you with..

*Fantastic rates of pay
*28 days paid holiday a year
*FREE Care Certificate Training
*On-going support from our friendly team
*Continuous professional development, with opportunities to specialise with further training
*Opportunities to develop in other areas, as senior roles become available

Live In Care Pay Rates

Daily Average Singles Couples Bank Hols

10 hours £85.00 £110.00 £125.00

11 hours £90.00 £115.00 £130.00

12 hours £98.50 £123.50 £138.50

13 hours £107.00 £132.00 £147.00

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £85.00 to £147.00 /day 

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Why work with us?

Our employees are just as important to us as our clients, and we take every opportunity to show them that. They are what makes our company so successful and are well and truly valued for it. Here are just some of the perks to working with Guardian Angel Carers. 

  • Salary & Compensation

    We offer excellent rates of pay, including holiday and travel pay, a workplace pension, a six-month bonus and refer-a-friend reward of up to £500. We also have flexible work schedules that suit you and your lifestyle.

  • Cloud 9 & Socials

    We want our employees to know how appreciated they really are, and we take the time to recognise them with thank you gestures and fun monthly social events including comedy clubs, beach walks and themed events. We love to support charity events and fundraise, especially if it involves baking!

  • Employee Perks

    Our CareAngels get free car breakdown insurance, discounted car repairs, and an Employee Perkbox. We even have spare cars and mobiles to lend to our team members.

  • Professional Development & Training

    Our first-class in-house training programme will give all the tools you need excel in your new role. Specialist further training, CPD, monthly 'Wings' meetings for learning, reflection & fun. We love to create career progression opportunities...over 50% of office team started as CareAngels!

Workplace & culture

At Guardian Angels Carers, we’re more like family than colleagues.  Everyone from carers to directors are there for support when it is needed, and to have a good laugh with too.  We encourage personal growth and want to see all employees maximise their potential.  If you want to be part of an expanding company that still has the local business feel, then join our team.

"Guardian Angel Carers are always committed to developing their team, and creating career opportunities. They truly care for their clients and the team.  All the personal touches they deliver, going above and beyond, is why I love working for them."

Lou Howard (former CareAngel, now HR Manager)

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