Live-In Back Up Caregiver

Website Home Instead - Farnborough, Farnham & Fleet

Live-In Back Up Caregiver

The role:

This is a bank live-in care position. Our live-in caregivers live at their client’s home, providing them with companionship, medication, and personal care support. As bank staff, you will be required to step in to cover for live-in caregivers if there was a last-minute unavailability.

Each bank shift covers one week (seven days) and you will be asked to offer a minimum of two weeks in the month when you can be on bank. You choose which weeks of the month you wish to be bank, which gives you a great deal of flexibility and gives us the opportunity to plan and provide high quality and consistent care to our clients.

You will be paid a wage of £150 per each week of bank to train with Home Instead and maintain your knowledge and skills. In addition to the weekly pay, if you are called to work on your bank shift, you will be paid our standard live-in wage which is £800 per week.


A bit about Home Instead Farnborough:

Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people in their own homes.

Our Farnborough office is a family-run CQC ‘Outstanding’ rated care provider delivering relationship-led personalised care to older people in our community since 2012. Our caregivers join us and stay with us because we take care of our staff.

Some people who may find our bank shifts particularly beneficial are:


–          Those caregivers who are retired but looking to stay active and contribute

–          Experienced caregivers working in care home sector but wanting to transition to home care

–          Live-in caregivers who live locally and prefer to do shorter shifts and stay closer to home


What We offer:

£150 per each week of bank
£800 per week when you provide live-in care during your bank shift
Access to company car for client and business use
You will be employed and entitled to holiday pay
Comprehensive training (all training during your employment is paid)
Home Instead benefits package – employee discounts and savings across a range of retailers, food chains, cinemas, gyms
Regular bonuses through our Care Friends app
Paid ongoing training and development plus fully funded NVQ 2/3 available
Pension scheme
Free and confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
Referral scheme and employee recognition, enabling you earn rewards and cash bonuses
No uniform required

We are looking for:

Minimum of six-months experience as a live-in caregiver or home carer
Calm, positive, enthusiastic, and dependable
Caring, patient, compassionate people
Full UK driving licence is desirable
Good written and spoken communication skills including fluency in English
You must have the right to work in the UK
This role is subject to a DBS enhanced disclosure (paid for by Home Instead)

Ready to find out more?

If this role sounds of interest, whether you are looking to change from your current Care employer, or, you are looking to return into Care after a break, please apply here or alternatively contact our recruitment team on 01252 758716.

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