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Islington Part-time 9.50 - 9.50 per hour Closing date: 01/07/2021
Company Description

“There’s no place like home”. This quote says it all.

Home Instead is the worlds leading provider of non-medical care.

We offer a personal approach to caring for the elderly within Chingford and North East London.

We offer award winning training and have an excellent reputation in delivering high quality care, that we are immensely proud of.

We successfully match our CAREGivers to our Clients based on mutual interests, hobbies and sometimes shared languages spoken. Our desire is to build trusted relationships with our clients, which enables us to provide a lasting personalised level of professional support.

We provide the care that we would be happy for our own loved ones to receive.

97% of our Clients recommend our services.

If you have not worked in the care sector before do not worry – It is your kind and caring nature that will be invaluable to the clients and the team. We can train and develop your nature to become an outstanding professional CAREGiver!

Job Description

Are you a dedicated person who is kind and compassionate and wants to make a positive difference to the lives of elderly people who live within their own homes?

We provide training for like-minded people to deliver high quality care with the aim to keep our clients safe and independence within their own home environment.

You will require a level of understanding of care support required within a care setting. This experience could be professional, personal or even within the voluntary sector.

We are looking for people who have a pride within themselves to deliver outstanding service with a passion and a driven attitude. You will need to be a respectful, reliable and trustworthy person.

You should also feel comfortable spending time in the company of the elderly while building professional friendships.

Qualifications

No specific qualifications needed however you should be:

Able to build great working relationships with regular clients.

Able to provide supportive personal care – this may involve bathing or showering.

Able to give companionship – such as visiting the coffee shop, hairdressers, hospital appointments or going shopping for weekly goods.

Able to engage in a friendly and responsive manner – this comes with a level of responsibility to make them happy and confident and leaving them with a smile on their face and maybe a spring in their step.

Able to help with housework – ensuring safety in the home is always in the fore front of the care being given, along supporting clean home encourages a clean mind attitude.

Listening to their stories of their past lives, finding out about the person you care for and what makes their lives fulfilled. Gaining the trust together to ensure a happy and successful relationship.

Working as part of a team communicating when necessary, with the interest of the Client at the fore front of what you do is always imperative

Additional Information

As a CAREGiver, you will receive great rates of pay along with industry leading Training and excellent support from the team.

If your wanting job satisfaction and gain a personal fulfilment in making someone’s day brighter, fulfilled and safer, we would love to hear from you.

Please click on ‘I’m interested’ or ring and speak to a Team member on 0208 114 2000.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods 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 and satisfactory references.

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