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Live In Carer in Plymouth at Agincare

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time
  • Location:
    Plymouth
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/9/2020

Job Description

Job Title: Live In Carer

Reference Number: 009757

Area: Plymouth / Region: Devon

Basic Salary: £550-£750 per week

Bonus: Health Service Discount Scheme                                      


Job Description

As a Live in Carer, you’ll be supporting one of our clients every day in their own home. Due to the nature of the role, you will be living with your client for a minimum of two weeks at a time providing companionship, personal care as well as other tasks such as domestic duties. Our Live in Carers earn between £550-£750 per week, depending on your skills, experience and the clients care needs.

Care experience is not required as all of our Live in Carers are provided with intensive training as well as the option to shadow one of our more experienced Care Assistants. You’ll also have round-the-clock support from our Field Care Supervisors.

We offer free nationally recognised training and provide PPE above and beyond government guidelines to all of our Live in Carers. We have a commitment to Continuous Professional Development and opportunities to specialise in complex areas of care.

Job Requirements

What does an excellent Care Assistant look like?

  • A caring, compassionate nature and desire to make a difference in someone’s life
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Ability to take part in a minimum two-week placement
  • A good level of English – both written and spoken
  • Be willing to travel within the South West region
  • Approachable and supportive to individuals

You’ll also have the opportunity to join our Care Training Programme, a 12-15-month course where you’ll gain qualifications in care which are equal to 7 GCSE’s! If you don’t have a GCSE in Maths or English, you’ll also gain these too.

All of our Care Assistants will receive the following benefits:

  • Permanent Employment Contract
  • Accommodation will be provided
  • Food allowance
  • A 2 hour break everyday whilst in placement
  • National Health Discount Scheme (up to 60% off high street names)
  • Blue Light Card membership (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
  • Employee Assistance Program (offering support for employees and their families) 
  • Unlimited access to our employee referral scheme

About Agincare:

  • Family business that has been providing reliable and professional care since 1986
  • One of the largest care groups in England with over 3500 staff
  • 90% of our customers rate us as excellent or great