Area: Bath and North East Somerset
Hours: £504 - £630 per week, depending on need of client

Female Live-in Carer (Bath and North East Somerset)

As a female Live-in Carer you will be providing care and support for individuals or couples, wishing to remain in their own home for as long as possible. Can you make a difference in someone’s life? Live-in care is a genuine alternative to Residential Care.  If you live in the UK and are looking for your next challenge then apply now.

Way Ahead Care is a family run business and has provided care in the local community for over 25 years. We are looking for a female Live-in Care Worker with at least 1 year’s social care experience.  Do you have experience of Residential, Nursing or Home Care?  You must be eligible to work in the UK with a good level of English communication, written and verbal.  This role supports a genuine occupational requirement.  It is therefore exempt from the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

Offering Live-in Care services throughout BANES our carers are able to provide one to one care for clients with a variety of needs. We have a number of clients just waiting for us to hire more staff so they can start receiving the care and support they require.

As a Live-in Carer duties will include:

  • Support and assistance with all personal care requirements.
  • Prompting and administration of medication.
  • Preparing meals.
  • Light domestic duties.
  • Laundry.
  • Accompanying the client to appointments or social events.

Way Ahead Care recognises that to provide quality services you have to not only care for your clients but your staff too. We provide excellent opportunities to individuals that commit to delivering high quality and person- centred care services. We provide full support through weekly management contact and 24/7 On Call while you work in the client’s home.

For more details regarding the Live-in Care services we deliver click here

We offer:

  • Full employment (we do not offer self-employed arrangements)
  • Flexible working pattern (long term or short term periods).
  • Excellent rates of pay.
  • Dedicated management support.
  • Full Induction training and ongoing nationally recognised training.
  • Paid holiday.
  • Bank Holiday enhancements.
  • Additional holidays for long service of 5 and 10 years.
  • We manage all DBS submissions and references.
  • Staff support 24/7.
  • Generous Recommend a Friend Scheme paying up to £900 for each successful referral.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Monthly Staff Lottery.

For more details regarding the training that we provide click here

COVID-19 Note: Full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided to ensure your safety whilst at work.  This includes gloves, aprons, masks, hand sanitiser and face shields (when necessary).

We are able to offer you a Skype interview.  Accommodation during the initial training may be provided if you do not live in the Somerset area.

A full UK driver’s license would be an advantage but this is not essential.

If you have any further questions regarding the position or working for Way Ahead Care please look at our Frequently Asked Question page by clicking here.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and welcome applications from all individuals.  As this position involves “regulated activity” (as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) an Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken.