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Live-in Carer (NO SPONSORSHIP)

Job Introduction

Abicare is a leading provider of Live-In care across Oxfordshire, West Berkshire, Sussex, Dorset, South Wales, Wiltshire and Hampshire with a wealth of experience in delivering person-centred care. For our Carer roles, we recruit experienced Live-In Carers, Support Workers & Care Assistants and tailor the training to your individual needs and work background to allow for an immediate start.

This role would ideally suit someone who wants to do ‘flexible stay care placements’ usually a minimum of two weeks in a client’s home with regular breaks of two hours provided during each working day.

Main Responsibility

  • Personal care: bathing, dressing, help with going to the toilet and supervision/administration of medication
  • Bedtime and morning routines: help with getting up and getting ready for bed
  • Food preparation and help at mealtimes
  • Light housework: laundry, cooking, and cleaning
  • Companionship and social interaction
  • Social activities: visits to clubs and to see friends
  • Errands: shopping and collecting prescriptions
  • Upholding the client's safety and welfare at all times
  • Communicating with family members and healthcare professionals
  • Adhere to all requirements and standards within Abicare's policies and procedures

The Ideal Candidate

Must have:

  • At least 6 months of previous care experience 
  • Experience in Moving & Handling and the use of hoists
  • A solid understanding of what good care looks like
  • Healthcare assistants who will be naturally kind and caring, wanting to make a difference to our client’s lives
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Individuals who are able to work independently and as part of a wider care team
  • A calm attitude and the ability to think logically when under pressure
  • The ability to prepare simple meals, follow good standards of hygiene and adapt meals to your client's dietary needs

Please note that we are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time, you will need to have permission to work in the UK.

You will be expected to exhibit Abicare’s 5 core values (C.H.E.C.K):
C- Committed H - Honest E - Empowering C- Collaborative K - Kind

Package Description

We offer: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid 3-day training course and we reimburse the cost of travel and accommodation*
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities (nationally recognised qualification routes)
  • Free Care Certificate qualification
  • Food provided whilst living with the client
  • Travel expenses reimbursed when travelling to the client’s home*
  • Sick pay and company pension scheme
  • 28 days per year holiday pay (pro-rata)
  • 24/7 on-call emergency support network
  • Regular team meetings and social events
  • Blue Light Discount Card to be used in high street stores and online
  • 4 weekly pay or a weekly payment
  • Wellness Hub/Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Recognition and Service Awards

*T&C's apply


About the Company

Abicare Services is part of the Health & Social care sector where we provide daily and live-in care to our clients. We are part of a fast-growing industry which also relies heavily on technology to manage the delivery of great service to its clients. Abicare is committed to integrating innovative care technology, which can assist and complement the daily or live-in care that is delivered to our clients by our carers. We are always looking at new ways to deliver care in the community. Abicare is registered with CQC (Care Quality Commission) and CIW (Care Inspectorate Wales) and works closely with local health authorities and NHS commissioners.


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