Live in care assistant

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: 125- 150
  • London
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We’re recruiting for live-in carers in London

Want to make a difference to someone else’s life and enable them to stay at home? Join Cherished Home Care and find out why caring is the best job there is.
Working as a live-in care assistant in London means you’re giving people the freedom to live life their way. You provide comfort, companionship and care in the comfort of their own home, offering support when they need it most.

As you take care of all aspects of your client’s needs, we’ll take care of you, with flexible work schedules and perks that can make a real difference in your life, health, and happiness. We’re on the lookout for experienced caregivers to help clients with their day-to-day care requirements, averaging about 10-12 hours of support a day, on a live-in basis. Your well-being is our priority, and we ensure you receive the 24/7 support, and generous breaks during placements, enabling you to deliver the best care to your clients.

We’ll provide you with:
At Cherished Home Care we care about the things you care about.

  • Gain additional skills – working for a client with higher complex needs means you’ll truly make a difference
  • Your work will be meaningful – you’ll become a part of a team that really makes a difference to the lives of our clients. You’ll see first hand the impact great care has on your client
  • Live-in care means you will have less personal outgoings such as food costs and utility bills
  • £45 travel expense permitted for each one way journey to/from your placement
  • Funded Blue Light Card – giving you access to lots of discounts to both online and highstreet retailers
  • Free training in London, with opportunities to further develop your knowledge through our ongoing training courses
  • Assistance programme – supporting you in times of need
  • Free enhanced DBS
  • 24/7 on call support
  • Generous ‘Refer A Friend’ Scheme
  • We offer longer placements which enable you to spend more time building a meaningful relationship with the person you care for and that give you flexibility to fit your work pattern around your lifestyle choices
  • You will be engaged to work with us for the duration of your placement. We handle all your tax and national insurance deductions during that period, so that’s one less thing for you to think about, you will also be paid a holiday entitlement

About you?

You’ll be a ‘people person’ and enjoy engaging in conversation and creating enjoyable moments with our clients. Whether you have experience as a live-in carer, a support worker, a care assistant in residential or domiciliary care, or as an HCA within the NHS, if you share our dedication to providing quality care, we invite you to apply.

It’s important you have the following:

  • Minimum of six months’ professional care experience: This should be obtained in any professional care setting.
  • Documentation of the right to work in the UK: This could include a British passport, settled or pre-settled status through the EU settlement scheme, or a valid visa allowing unrestricted work in the UK. Unfortunately, we cannot facilitate sponsorship or visa requests, including those related to health and social care visas.
  • Flexibility for travel within London and surrounding areas. The nature of the role requires you to be adaptable and capable of commuting to various client placements across the London area.

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About us

At Cherished Home Care, our focus is on empowering individuals through choice. As a live-in care assistant in London your role is to facilitate people in living life on their own terms. This means granting them the freedom to choose where, when, and how they receive care. In return, we offer you the flexibility to select a working pattern that aligns with your lifestyle, access to ongoing training and development tailored to your personal growth, and the opportunity to be part of a company dedicated to providing round-the-clock support, so you can provide the best home care to our clients.

You will be working in London and surrounding areas, living with a client for the duration of your chosen work pattern. You’ll look after one person or at times a couple, following a person centred care plan where you’ll tailor your support to meet your clients’ needs.

Duties are likely to include:

  • Assisting with daily activities
  • Personal care
  • Support in managing conditions such as dementia
  • Cooking, cleaning and ensuring the smooth running of the household
  • You could be working on average 10 – 12 hours per day based on your clients’ needs
What does a home care assistant do?