Posted: 13.11.20 at 15:03 by Home Instead Exeter and East Devon
Home Instead Exeter and East Devon are offering exciting opportunities in the Honiton area; providing essential companionship, home help and support to older people to live independently in their own homes.
Speaking about the opportunities, Tracy Kirk, Home Instead Recruiter, said: “The most important thing for the role is to be kind and caring and to want to make a difference.
"People often worry that if they don’t have experience in a role like this then they won’t be able to do the job, but that’s not true.
"As long as you are kind, caring and empathetic then we can teach you everything else you need to know!
"It’s a lovely role enabling people to live safely and independently in their own homes by providing companionship led support.”
The benefits of working with Home Instead include:
●Excellent pay and benefits
●Full training provided and support with gaining qualifications
●Paid mileage plus travel and waiting time
●A range of hours and contracts available including full time, part time and
live in care
●Visits to clients are a minimum of one hour ensuring time for conversation
and enjoyable activities
●The opportunity to safely support members of the community during this
period of social distancing, isolation and loneliness
●5* Employer in Care Award
●Rated 5* Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission
Tracy went on to say: “We get the most amazing feedback from our employees about the relationships they form with the clients and also the support they receive from the office team.
"I don’t think there’s another job like it for how it makes you feel.
"We have CAREGivers and clients who bake together, go on outings and play games, to name a few examples. The role does include elements of personal care but it is so much more than that; it’s about looking at the whole person including their social and emotional needs and developing trusted relationships.”
If any of this speaks to you and you would like to know more then phone Tracy or Chris at Home Instead on 01404 515900.
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