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Job Title: Carer / Personal Assistant - Click to read more

Are you the type of person who enjoys helping others and making a difference to someone’s life? If you do… then a career in care could be for you!

My Care My Home is recruiting on behalf of our clients for careers under our chose your own carer/personal assistant service.

We are looking for carers/personal assistants to join our register now!

You will be helping our clients maintain their independence and carry on living at home

Duties could include

  • Companionship
  • Prompting/Support with personal care and dressing
  • Assisting with medication – this could be collecting prescription ect or prompting to take medication
  • Support with household duties, including laundry, shopping and cleaning
  • Escort to appointments if needed

Type of person we are looking for

  • A positive and caring person, who is confident and able to deliver individualised care and support
  • Strong interpersonal and working relationship skills
  • Good understanding of assisting those who have mobility or continence needs using the appropriate aids and equipment;
  • Provide appropriate levels of care and support to ensure that personal hygiene needs are met, (washing, dressing, bathing, using the toilet);

As the role requires working with vulnerable people and delivering personal care and support, your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Do I need previous experience…?

Experience is necessary and qualifications are desirable. You will be at the very heart of our industry, so you are expected to be reliable, dependable and committed to make a difference to our service.

Job Title: Female Care Assistant - Oxford (OX2) - Click to read more

My Care My Home is a care advice service which aims to help vulnerable individuals to obtain the best quality care that meets their needs and wishes within their own home. We are supporting an elderly frail lady in the Oxford area to employ her own Care Assistant/Companion.

Our client requires a care assistant/companion to enable her to live independently in her own home. The role will involve working in the region of 20-24 hours per week on a flexible basis. Care is currently needed in during the afternoons, typically Monday to Friday with occasional evenings or Saturdays as and when required. The role may also include additional hours to support with other aspects such as medical appointments or very occasional overnight stays; the additional hours would be mutually agreed in advance allowing the carer to plan their own commitments. Duties to include:

  • Some aspects of personal care such as washing and dressing.
  • Prompting of daily medication.
  • Preparation of meals and drinks.
  • Light domestic duties such as cleaning, tidying, and laundry.
  • Companionship and overseeing her general welfare.
  • Our client is sight impaired and hard of hearing with hearing aids so the carers considered must be able to communicate clearly and efficiently. Her interests include current affairs, reading, and completing crossword puzzles however due to limited vision now requires some support to continue to enjoy these past-times. Family are very supportive and visit regularly, often bringing pet dogs with them, so the carers must be dog friendly. We are looking for someone to promote our client’s independence, provide support with some aspects of daily living, as well as providing companionship.

    It is important that you are able to provide companionship as well as delivering care, so we are looking for someone who enjoys spending time with older people and who is able to relate to their needs, interests, and life experiences. We are ideally looking for someone with 2+ years of direct care experience either within people’s own homes or within a residential/nursing setting.

    Over time the needs of our client may change, so it’s important that you are flexible with both your approach to work and your hours. Driver with own transport and appropriate insurance is not essential but is preferred.

    As the role involves delivering personal care of an intimate nature, the role is not subject to the Sex Discrimination provisions of the Equality Act 2010. A full pre-employment and suitability checking service will be completed by My Care My Home, which will include criminal record checking.

    Further details of the role can be obtained by calling Louise on Freephone: 0800 731 8470, or emailing info@mycaremyhome.co.uk

Job Title: Care Assistants Wanted - Oxford (OX28) - Click to read more

My Care My Home is a care advice service which aims to help vulnerable individuals to obtain the best quality care that meets their needs and wishes within their own home. We are supporting a lady in the Witney area of Oxfordshire to employ her own Care/Personal Assistants.

Our client is looking to recruit a team of part-time care/personal assistants to enable her to live independently in her own home. Care is needed twice per day; 1 hour in the morning at 7.00am, and 1 hour 30 minutes during the afternoon at 4pm, 7 days per week. The visits will be shared between the carers meaning each carer will typically work in the region of 5-10 hours per week on a flexible basis. Our client is ideally looking for care assistants who will work well together as a team and will support one another; for example covering periods of absence. Duties to include:

  • Some aspects of personal care such as showering, dressing, and continence management.
  • Assistance with daily medication.
  • Prompting of daily medication.
  • Preparation of meals and drinks.
  • Light domestic duties such as cleaning, tidying, and laundry.
  • Companionship and overseeing her general welfare.
  • Our client suffers with a number of health conditions which affect her growth, bone density, and muscle strength, and which also cause fatigue and shortness of breath. Her hobbies and interests include art, reading, using her computer, animals, steam trains and vintage motor cars. Our client also attends church regularly and enjoys taking part in Church events. She is a sociable lady and has family who live locally. We are looking for someone to promote our client’s independence, provide support with some aspects of daily living, as well as providing companionship.

    It is important that you are able to provide companionship as well as delivering care, so we are looking for someone who enjoys spending time with a wide range of people and who is able to relate to their needs, interests, and life experiences. We are ideally looking for someone with 2+ years of direct care experience either within people’s own homes or within a residential/nursing setting.

    Our client is open to applications from both male and female candidates. Due to our client’s health conditions, only non-smokers will be considered for the position.
    Over time the needs of our client may change, so it’s important that you are flexible with both your approach to work and your hours. Driver with own transport is preferred.

    A full pre-employment and suitability checking service will be completed by My Care My Home, which will include criminal record checking.

    Further details of the role can be obtained by calling Louise on Freephone: 0800 731 8470, or emailing info@mycaremyhome.co.uk

Job Title: Female Care Assistant/ Companions Wanted - Headington, Oxfordshire (OX3) - Click to read more

My Care My Home is a care advice service which aims to help vulnerable individuals to obtain the best quality care that meets their needs and wishes within their own home. We are supporting an elderly lady in the Headington area of Oxfordshire to employ her own Care Assistants/Companions.

Our client requires two Care Assistants (on a job share basis) to enable her to live independently in her own home. The role will involve working in the region of 7 -10 hours each per week on a flexible basis. Care is needed twice per day; 1 hour during the morning and 1 hour during the evening 7 days of the week which will be shared between the two carers. The role may also include additional hours to support with food shopping, companionship, social outings and medical appointments as/when required. The additional hours will be mutually agreed in advance allowing the carer(s) to plan their own commitments. We are looking for someone to promote our client’s independence, provide support with some aspects of daily living, as well as providing companionship. Duties to include:

  • Prompting of daily medication.
  • Preparation of meals and drinks.
  • Personal care such as washing and dressing.
  • Light domestic duties around the home such as cleaning and tidying.
  • Accessing the community, encouraging social activities,& overseeing her general welfare.
  • Our client is mobile and walks independently however can be unsteady on her feet at times, and has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. She worked as a school teacher in her younger years; she has a keen interest in European cultures and is able to speak fluent French however no longer practices. Our client is a sociable lady whose other interests include listening to classical music, visiting and talking to friends, reading, and attending her local church. It is important that you are able to provide companionship as well as delivering care, so we are looking for someone who enjoys spending time with older people and who is able to relate to their needs, interests, and life experiences.

    As well as having a range of life experiences supporting and spending time with older people, we are looking for someone with 2+ years of direct care experience either within people’s own homes or within a residential/nursing setting. Experience in dementia care is desirable due to the nature of our client’s condition.
    Over time the needs of our client may change, so it’s important that you are flexible with both your approach to work and your hours. Driver with own transport and appropriate insurance is essential.

    As the role involves delivering personal care of an intimate nature, the role is not subject to the Sex Discrimination provisions of the Equality Act 2010. A full pre-employment and suitability checking service will be completed by My Care My Home, which will include criminal record checking.

    Further details of the role can be obtained by calling Louise on Freephone: 0800 731 8470, or emailing info@mycaremyhome.co.uk

Job Title: Care Assistant/ Companion Wanted - Kidlington, Oxfordshire (OX5) - Click to read more

My Care My Home is a care advice service which aims to help vulnerable individuals to obtain the best quality care that meets their needs and wishes within their own home. We are supporting a frail, elderly gentleman in the Kidlington area of Oxfordshire to employ his own Care Assistant/ Companion.

Our client requires a care assistant to provide companionship, help with light household duties and to enable him to live independently in his own home. The role will involve working 10 hours per week; for the successful candidate days and times of working to be negotiated. The role may also include additional hours as/when required, for example to support with medical appointments. We are looking for someone to promote our client’s independence, provide support with some aspects of daily living, as well as providing companionship. Duties to include:

  • Supervising some aspects of personal care.
  • Light shopping and some food preparation.
  • Light domestic duties around the home such as cleaning and tidying.
  • Accessing the community, encouraging social activities,& overseeing his general welfare.
  • Our client is mobile and walks with a stick for support, however, he can be unsteady on his feet at times. He is a retired businessman in the village of Kidlington where he is still well regarded. Our client’s interests and hobbies include keeping up with current news affairs and watching sports. It is important that you are able to provide companionship as well as delivering care, so we are looking for someone who enjoys spending time with older people and who is able to relate to their needs, interests, and life experiences.

    As well as having a range of life experiences supporting and spending time with older people, we are looking for someone with 2+ years of direct care experience either within people’s own homes or within a residential/nursing setting.

    Over time the needs of our client may change, so it’s important that you are flexible with both your approach to work and your hours. Driver with own transport and appropriate insurance is essential.

    A full pre-employment and suitability checking service will be completed by My Care My Home, which will include criminal record checking.

    Further details of the role can be obtained by calling Louise on Freephone: 0800 731 8470, or emailing info@mycaremyhome.co.uk