Make a Difference with Elderly Care, Assisted Living, and Dementia Care in Carlisle
Are you passionate about providing excellent elderly and dementia care?
As a leading care agency in Cumbria, we are committed to delivering person-centred and compassionate home care services to older people in the community.
Our Trusted Private Care Agency in Carlisle
We are a trusted family-run care agency specialising in elderly care, assisted living, and dementia care in Carlisle. Our mission is to provide exceptional care and support to our clients, enabling them 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 individual we serve.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Care work is rich and varied. Here are some of the main duties of the role:
Helping people with their personal hygiene including showering, bathing, dental hygiene, catheter & stoma care.
Supporting people to make meals or preparing meals for them. You can help with planning and assisting people with shopping. Sometimes we need to keep a diary of a client’s food and nutrition intake.
Helping people with medication i.e. taking it from packets, reminding them to take it or helping with the application of prescribed creams, and keeping medication records.
Help with small household tasks such as washing up, cleaning kitchen surfaces, emptying bins, changing bedding and general tidying.
Every carer will receive training so they can provide support with mobility and assist a person using equipment such as hoists, stand-aids, glide sheets, hospital beds and commodes.
Carers help people to continue with their social activities. Home carers can drive people to events, support them during an activity and take them home again.
Palliative Care/End of Life Care
Home carers help to ensure people are comfortable by providing emotional support, hands-on nursing and personal care, pain management, medication help.
What Benefits Do We Offer?
We value our home carers and offer a range of benefits to support their well-being and professional growth. Our benefits include:
Excellent Rates of Pay: We provide competitive rates of pay, recognising your dedication and the value of the care you provide, rates start at £11.00 per hour plus 35p per mile and paid travel time.
Comprehensive Training: We offer comprehensive training to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in your role.
Flexible Shifts: We provide flexible shift options to accommodate your lifestyle and personal commitments.
Mileage Allowance: We offer a mileage allowance to cover your travel costs when visiting clients.
Full Employment Contract: We provide a full employment contract with weekly contracted hours, ensuring stability and consistency in your work schedule.
Career Advancement: We support your career development and provide opportunities for advancement within our care agency.
Enhanced Bank Holiday Pay Rates: We offer enhanced pay rates for working during bank holidays.
Supportive Work Environment: We foster a supportive work environment where your contributions are valued and appreciated.
How to Apply to Join our Home Care Agency in Carlisle
If you are passionate about providing elderly care, elderly help, assisted living, and dementia care, and would like to join our Carlisle team, follow these steps to apply:
Complete the home carer online application form, providing your personal details, qualifications, and relevant experience. Submit your application, and our team will promptly review it.
If selected, you will be contacted for further discussions and potential interviews.