Community Carer

We are looking for both part-time & full-time community based carers to work across East Sussex, specifically Eastbourne, Hailsham, Seaford, Hasting and Rother localities. You are needed to provide safe and life enriching care and support to clients wishing to remain in their own homes. Community carers who are willing to go above and beyond, sensitive as well as understanding and professional at all times are sought for this opportunity.

Ideally you will have similar community care experience/homecare experience, with excellent communication skills andwill be supporting clients with a variety of tasks, some of which may include:

Meal prep, morning/bed time routines.

Assisting with bathing/washing

Assist with dressing & undressing.

Administering medication

Light housework, laundry, ironing

Collecting prescriptions/light shopping

As well as providing personal care & support you will also be providing companionship to those in need, potentially being the only person that they may see that day which makes this role even more important.

The hours of work are 8am-10pm with both weekday & weekend work available. You will be paid a daily rate for which you will be available during these hours and will be rostered upto 10.5 hours of care calls, the rest of the time being for travel and breaks. You will receive the daily rate regardless of whether there are visits taking up the 10.5hrs as we appreciate that this is your time and you need to be able to rely on being paid for the day.

The service is to provide morning, lunch, tea & bed calls across a rota which typically consists of a mix of single and double handed care calls, potentially 6 service users having 3 calls per day each. This can of course vary with number of service users/calls they have each.

Rates vary depending on when you work and whether you are PAYE or paid via an Umbrella company and range between £165-£210 per day (inc Bank Holidays. We also pay capped mileage and provide PPE to protect both you and the people you support.

We are an agency and this is a project we are working on with a client to support individuals needing help upon coming home from hospital, to avoid a hospital stay or to bridge the gap between them being allocated a long term care provider.

To join the agency and work on this project you will need to complete compliance and training (existing training certificates and DBS on the update service are accepted) and this will then open up other opportunities to you also.

Its important to recognise that working with an agency does not guarantee ongoing work however flexibility and hard work is recognised and we will prioritise you for roles/projects.

We offer weekly pay, training updates, work thats suits you when you want it and a referral scheme.

To find out more please get in touch and we can get started.

Eastbourne, England, UK