Care Home Jobs Sunderland

Bluebird Care

Live-in Care Assistant

Job Description

Today we are proud to be one of the largest providers of home care services across the UK. But what makes us different?

Here at Bluebird Care Sunderland, we are committed to keeping people safe  and independent in the comfort of their own home. We began by offering home care to the elderly in our local area and when this became a success, we branched out to look at Live-In care. Our aim is to keep people independent in their own homes for as long as possible, so we take care of everyday tasks around our customers’ homes all the way through to complex care needs. We appreciate that every customer is different, and this is why every day will be different.

If you are passionate about providing the very best care, then this role could be the role for you.

Your Roles and Responsibilities as a Live-in Care Assistant
As a Live-In Care Assistant you will be living with one of our customers or maybe even a couple to provide the very best care. You are there to be a companion, but also to help them remain independent in their own home and cherish all the memories they’ve made there.

Providing personal care duties,
Administering medication,
Manual handling, using equipment where required,
Promoting customer health and well-being, enabling them to live their life to the full.
Household chores
Meal preparation
Social Outings

Offering our customers companionship

We have various options available and is bespoke to the needs of the customer and to ensure that our staff are also comfortable . Generally you will live with our customers for 3 days on and 3 days off. The period can also be extended should we feel appropriate.

Your Experience and Suitability for the Live-in Care Assistant Role
Previous experience is a bonus but not a requirement. Live-in Care Assistants are matched to our customers to ensure our customers and you get along so the most important thing to us is that you are naturally compassionate, caring and patient. We want a team who genuinely cares for each of our customers as if they were their own family.

Because We Care About You 

Competitive rates of £560 – £700 per week
If you use your own vehicle for customer use, you will be entitled to 20p per mile.
WPA medical cover
28 days holiday and is pro rata based on work done.
3 meals a day or an allowance from the customer. You will also have a separate room to stay and access to TV and WIFI (should it be appropriate).
You will have regular contact with your supervisor along with access to our career pathway allowing you to gain qualifications to grow your knowledge and confidence to provide the very best care to our customers.
Ongoing training and support
Regular scheduled daily breaks which you can spend as you wish in or outside of the customer’s home
A clearly defined schedule of working time vs downtime during each day

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