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Being a CAREGiver

Being a caregiver can be a very rewarding and fulfilling job, you can help make a difference to someone's life.

We have asked one of our caregivers some questions about what they enjoy about it and if you are thinking of becoming a caregiver then this is why it is a great job to have!

1. What do you enjoy about being a caregiver?

I enjoy meeting different people from different walks of life, I like the fact that I have the opportunity to build a relationship with clients. Everyday is different as you never know what situation you may come across. Job satisfaction is immeasurable, just knowing that you can make a difference to someone's day is priceless. 

 

2. What made you decide to be a caregiver?

I became a caregiver purely by chance; I researched Home Instead as I was looking for care for my mother (which never came to be). I was looking for a change of career myself not really sure what I wanted to do and the more I read about Home Instead the more interested I became so even though I had no care work experience I applied for a job and the rest is history!

 

3. What would you say to a prospective caregiver who is still thinking about becoming a caregiver?

I would advise any prospective caregiver to give it a chance as they might be pleasantly surprised I know I was. Everyone has qualities that can benefit someone else you just don't always realise that is the case. 

 

 

 

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A very caring team of girls.

Mr Gardener