Welcome to Home Instead

Welcome to Home Instead in South West London and Surrey, where your career in caregiving is not just a job, it’s a journey of compassion, growth, and meaningful connections.

Clare and Mike Jefferies

Meet Clare and Mike Jefferies,

Clare, one of the passionate owners and directors of four Home Instead offices, brings a personal touch to our mission. Her commitment stems from firsthand experiences with inadequate elderly care for her parents, battling motor neuron disease and cancer simultaneously. This ignited her desire to make a tangible impact in her community. At Home Instead, Clare emphasizes a rule-free environment when it comes to client enquiries, ensuring we can meet diverse needs and provide exceptional care. We instil a profound mission in our team—to make a real difference in the lives of our clients, enabling them to live independently at home. Our rigorous recruitment process, known as the “mum test,” reflects our dedication to securing the best caregivers who pass the standard of caring for our loved ones.

As for Mike, co-owner and director of four Home Instead offices in Southwest London and Surrey, his local roots drive his commitment to the community. Living, playing, and working in the area, Mike is deeply motivated to help people age in place. With all our offices rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, we showcase an unparalleled dedication to quality care. Recognizing the intensity of live-in care, Mike and his team provide unwavering support, ensuring our caregivers feel embraced and valued. Suzanne, stationed in the Western Cape, assists applicants, facilitating a smooth understanding of the role and relevant experience. We welcome those who genuinely aspire to provide high-quality care, offering a rewarding career with competitive compensation. Join Home Instead, where commitment, support, and community converge for a fulfilling caregiving journey.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to enhance the lives of ageing adults and their families. At Home Instead, we believe in nurturing a supportive, respectful environment for both our clients and care professionals. Your role extends beyond caregiving; it’s about enriching the lives of those you care for every single day.

5 Reasons to Choose Home Instead 

  1. Community Impact: Make a real difference in the lives of families and older people in South West London and Surrey.
  2. Training and Development: Benefit from comprehensive training programs that empower you to deliver outstanding care.
  3. Supportive Work Environment: Join a team that values respect, compassion, and recognition for your hard work.
  4. Career Growth: Enjoy opportunities for professional development and career advancement within our global network.
  5. Diversity and Inclusion: Work in an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity and individuality.

The role of a live-in Carer

Join our team as a Live-In Care Professional with Home Instead, where you’ll provide essential non-medical services in a client’s home. This role encompasses companionship, household tasks, personal care, and ensuring the client’s well-being. Responsibilities include light housekeeping, meal preparation, running errands, and client transportation. You’ll adapt to various living environments, respect privacy, and maintain communication with our team. Essential qualities include empathy, adaptability, effective communication, and organizational skills. The position requires participation in training, documentation, and adherence to safety standards. A commitment to dignified, respectful care for diverse clients is a must.

Read about Sylvia's experiences

Hear From Our Team

Read inspiring stories from Sylvia and Kate, our care professionals from South Africa, who found a second home and a rewarding career with us in London. Learn about their journeys, experiences, and the joy they find in making a difference every day.

Read about Sylvia's experiences

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