live in carer

live in carer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a live in carer to join our team.


  • Providing friendly companionship;
  • Helping clients with light housekeeping (cleaning, laundry, cooking);
  • Supporting clients with taking their medication;
  • Writing daily reports;
  • Assisting clients with personal care (getting washed, dressed, toileting);
  • Going on outings (grocery shopping, social events, hospital appointments);
  • Showering / bathing / toileting tasks. You MUST be happy with personal hygiene duties as this is a big part of the job;
  • Supporting in all needs to make the comfortable and safe;
  • Assist getting in and out of bed;
  • Being a friend, watching tv , chatting and helping with other activities;
  • Making meals and drinks;
  • Looking after the house, tidying, hoovering, washing up, changing beds and laundry tasks;
  • bank account and applying for National Insurance number;
  • Helping with medicine tasks.


  • Documentation and proof of eligibility to live and work in the UK;
  • A driving licence and own transport are highly beneficial;
  • Life experience is essential. You need to be empathetic and understanding;
  • Confident and calm nature;
  • Ideally previous live in care/healthcare experience. Experience of looking after family members will count;
  • Good levels of English, both spoken and written;
  • A willingness to care and support service users in their day to day lives;
  • Trustworthy and caring nature;
  • Experience of working with clients with complex care needs (advantageous);
  • Catheter care;
  • Epilepsy;
  • Can commit to regular hours;
  • Tracheostomy care;
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening;
  • Spinal Injury.