We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference in the quality of life of our clients in the London Borough of Hackney.
Every one of our clients is unique and special, the joy and comfort our clients receive from one of our Care Professionals visiting them make this an incredibly rewarding job.
As our clients live in their own homes, they need care visits that work around their lifestyle, we do not offer 24/7 care and generally, calls are carried out between 7.30 am and 10 pm, as such can offer our Care Professionals a wide range of shifts to meet their needs too!
You do not need any care qualifications or formal experience to become a Care Professional as we will provide you with our award-winning training.
We have Care Professionals working for us who have been stay-at-home mums, semi-retired school teachers, and or retired but would like part-time work.
The only thing you need to apply is a warm and compassionate nature, a people-orientated personality, and a willingness to learn and live locally in the London Borough of Hackney with spare time on weekdays and weekends (minimum of an hour).
Home Instead offers great rates of pay and the support of a friendly and professional office team. All you need is a passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering outstanding service. You will be reliable, trustworthy, and respectful. You will enjoy building professional friendships and to be comfortable with spending time in the company of others.
As well as gaining fulfillment for yourself, you will be really helping to reduce periods of loneliness and making a huge difference, your visits are so important to our clients.
Home Instead UK
GBP 11 To GBP 12 Per Hour
London, England, United Kingdom SW18 4GQ
Reflect the core values of Home Instead
Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life
Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions
Maintain regular communication with line manager and office staff
Companionship Services which could include, but are not limited to:
Offer companionship and conversation
Monitor diet and eating
Stimulate and encourage through a variety of activities (for example clothing selection, hobbies, and crafts)
Arrange and provide reminders for appointments, activities, and outings
Help with travel arrangements
Assist with walking (lending an arm to steady)
Accompany appointments and social events (for example visiting friends or family, lunch, club meetings)
Home Help Services which could include, but are not limited to:
Run errands / collect prescriptions etc
Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, and kitchens, washing, and ironing, taking out the rubbish, caring for houseplants, etc.)
Organize and tidy cupboards and check food expiry dates
Plan prepare and tidy away meals
Answer the door
Assist with pet care
Supervise home maintenance
Help with shopping and oversee home deliveries
Personal Care Services could include, but are not limited to:
Provide medication reminders
Help with bathing, dressing, and grooming
Help with continence care
Assist to eat and drink
Provide Dementia / Alzheimer’s care
Provide respite / convalescence care
Assist with morning/wake-up and or evening/tuck in
High School Diploma
Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With a minimum visit of one hour (this ensures you have a good time to carry out care as it should be and to build a relationship with your client), award-winning training, and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide.
We refer to you as “Care Professionals”, this is because our care professionals are doing an amazing job and we see you as professionals after being trained by us.
We match our Care Professionals to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enable us to provide personalized support.
A passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service
Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
Ability to listen, communicate clearly, and build professional relationships with clients and their families in a friendly and pleasant manner
Respect for people with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own and who may have a range of medical conditions. Commitment to non-discriminatory care practice
Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions
You must be reliable, trustworthy, and an excellent timekeeper
Live within the London Borough of Hackney
All applicants must have the COVID-19 vaccine unless they have proof of medical exemption. Masks and PPE are compulsory.
MUST have the ability to travel around
You will be required to undergo a full DBS check
We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighborhoods in which we work.
Home Instead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
This role is subject to DBS-enhanced disclosure checks.
We understand many people might feel uncomfortable entering the care world, let us give you honest and clear facts about this work.