Elderly Care, Assisted Living, and Dementia Care in Alston Cumbria
Are you passionate about helping people to stay independent in their own homes?
As a leading care agency in Cumbria, we are dedicated to delivering person-centred and compassionate home care services to older people in the Alston community. Join our trusted family-run care agency and make a positive difference to people living in your community.
Our Trusted Private Care Agency in Alston
We are a family-run care agency specialising in elderly care, assisted living, and dementia care in Alston. Our mission is to provide exceptional care and support, enabling our clients to live with dignity and independence. With a focus on personalised care plans, we strive to enhance the well-being and quality of life for every person we serve.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
As a home carer in our Alston team, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality care to our clients. Your key responsibilities will include:
Personal Care: Assisting individuals with personal hygiene, including showering, bathing, dental hygiene, catheter & stoma care.
Meal Preparation: Supporting individuals in meal preparation and planning, ensuring their nutritional needs are met.
Medication Help: Assisting with medication management, including reminding individuals to take medications and maintaining accurate records.
Household Tasks: Assisting with household chores, such as washing up, cleaning kitchen surfaces, changing bedding, and general tidying.
Using Equipment: Providing support with mobility and assisting individuals in using equipment like hoists, stand-aids, and hospital beds.
Social Activities: Facilitating social activities, driving individuals to events, providing companionship, and ensuring their engagement in meaningful activities.
Palliative Care/End of Life Care: Offering emotional support, hands-on nursing and personal care, pain management, and ensuring comfort during end-of-life stages.
What Benefits Do We Offer?
We value our home carers and offer a range of benefits to support your well-being and professional growth. Our benefits include:
- Excellent Rates of Pay: Competitive rates starting at £11.00 per hour, plus 35p per mile and paid travel time.
- Comprehensive Training: Access to comprehensive training programs to enhance your skills and excel in your role.
- Flexible Shifts: Flexible shift options to accommodate your lifestyle and personal commitments.
- Mileage Allowance: Reimbursement of mileage expenses for travel to clients' homes.
- Full Employment Contract: A full employment contract with weekly contracted hours, ensuring stability and consistency in your work schedule.
- Career Advancement: Opportunities for career development and advancement within our care agency.
- Enhanced Bank Holiday Pay Rates: Higher pay rates for working during bank holidays.
- Supportive Work Environment: A supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued.
How to Apply - Join Our Home Care Agency in Alston
Join our team of dedicated carers in Alston and make a difference in the lives of our clients. Follow these steps to apply:
- Complete the online application form for home carers, providing your personal details, qualifications, and relevant experience.
- Submit your application, and our recruitment team will review it promptly.
If selected, you will be contacted for further discussions and potential interviews. We look forward to welcoming you to our Alston team and embarking on a rewarding career in elderly care, assisted living, and dementia care.