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Male Health CAREGiver – Complex

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Company Description

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Home Instead Isle of Wight is a local, independently run care company that provides outstanding care and support to individuals all across the Island, assisting them to remain as independent as possible in their own homes. We aim ‘to support people as we would our own family’ as we recruit CAREGivers looking to impact the lives of those in need of a little something to brighten up their day.

Are you looking to make someone’s day and make a REAL difference? Then you’re in the right place.

Job Description

We’re looking for a male CAREGiver to support a gentleman in Freshwater to help him become confident accessing the community, have a long-term companion and able to feel reassured that someone is always close by. This gentleman has an Ileostomy, Urostomy and also lives with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) and is in need of some of male company to assist with a variety of daily activities which include:
Supporting with personal hygiene (Urostomy + Ileostomy after training)Daily outings to pubs/restaurants – companion trips!Swimming activities and visiting the gymSupport with physio routine and daily exerciseAssistance with lawn mowing and general house keeping
This position will be working in block shifts and set at the same time each week, ensuring continuity and productive routines!

Qualifications

We ask of 6-12 months worth of care experience for this position where you’d be providing more complex support with a Urostomy and Ileostomy.

A caring nature and reliability is something we look for, to ensure that our client can feel reassured in knowing someone is there when need be.

A driving licence with access to reliable transport is essential to assist with taking this gentleman to appointments / daily outings across the Island.

Additional Information

  • Why choose Home Instead?
  • Opportunities to complete Health and Social Care DiplomasWe carefully ‘people match’ our clients and CAREGivers based on similar interests and personalityWork around your existing commitments as we strongly believe in a work like balanceFriendly, understanding and helpful office team as well as our supportive out of hours staff Hourly rate starting at £10.50 per hour, paid mileage, weekend and bank holiday enhancementsEmployee Assistance Programme (phone and face to face counselling, courses, etc…)No CAREGiver uniforms for a more person-centred feel to the care visitsCAREGiver recognition, including career progression and awards
  • If you’re looking to give back to your community, please click on ‘I’m Interested’. Alternatively please call 01983 240015 or email to find out more.

Home Instead Senior Care 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.

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