If you’re considering your career options, are returning to work after having children or just want a completely new challenge, have you ever considered working in care?
New carers are needed every day to cope with demand, and in recent years the public has woken up to just how vital a role they perform.
Yes, care jobs can be demanding and challenging. But it has the potential to be more rewarding than any other career you can think of. Especially when you work for a company that cares about its employees as much as it cares about it’s clients.
Our local award wining home care company, Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh, are recruiting now, with a number of different care jobs available at all levels.
So, if you’re wondering whether a career in care might be for you, here are six reasons why Right at Home could be your next stop on the ladder…
1. You probably already have some of the skills needed (even if you don’t realise it yet)
One of the most important qualities of a Right at Home carer is to be caring! And even if you’ve no formal experience of working in the care sector, you may already have lots of the skills that they’re looking for. You may have helped care for younger siblings or older relatives, or perhaps had a caring aspect to a previous job you’ve done. It all counts!
Carers for Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh must be patient, dependable, trustworthy and compassionate, with great communication skills.
With those basic foundations to build on, you have the makings of a fantastic carer – as you’ll get all the training, support and mentoring you need.
2. You’ll be genuinely making a difference
As a CareGiver for Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh, you will be committed to delivering outstanding care and support; the same kind of care you would like for your own family.
You need a real, heart-felt desire to help others. You’ll be spending your working days helping to deliver a better quality of life – not just for your client, but for their wider family, too.
And yes, caring for others can be challenging – physically, mentally and emotionally. It requires a deep level of commitment that makes it so much more than just a job – it really is a vocation. But ask any of Right at Home’s carers – it’s also one of the most rewarding careers you can choose.
3. You can work flexibly & enjoy a genuine ‘work life balance’
Right at Home understands how important work life balance is for all their employees. Many of them have caring responsibilities at home, as well as at work – they are parents of small children or have family members that depend on them. That’s why Right at Home offer top rates of pay (now £13 per hour with paid mileage at 35p per mile) and flexible work patterns along with exciting team events, well-being sessions and support.
There are plenty of opportunities for promotion and career development, too.
4. You’ll be working for an award winning provider
You can be proud to work for Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh. Not only are they rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, they’ve also been a top rated provider in the respected Homecare.co.uk Awards for the last five years in a row!
5. More than just a care job – this is a career with real prospects
Don’t believe anyone who tells you that caring is a ‘low skill’ profession – that’s rubbish! Working in care is not only highly rewarding, it is highly skilled too!
No matter where you are in your care career – just starting out, or looking for your next promotion – there’s a role for you. You could go from CareGiver to any number of senior roles, through to junior management or maybe even as a registered manager. The sky’s the limit!
Working for Right at Home, you’ll be helped to gain the skills and qualifications needed to excel in your career, right from day one. From classroom learning to mentoring and shadowing, you’ll always feel supported. You’ll also be actively encouraged to complete additional training and external qualifications to support with your ongoing personal and professional development.
In fact, Right at Home employees have access to more than 120 online e-learning courses across a whole range of areas and specialisms.
So why start a new job when you can start a new career?
6. More time with clients means better job satisfaction
We’ve all heard the horror stories – of overworked carers under pressure to visit clients in unrealistically short time slots. None of that is true when you work for Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh. Their minimum homecare visit is one hour, so that you’ll have the time you need to deliver the best care.
Relationships between CareGiver and client are so important, for both of you. That’s why Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh will match you and your clients based on interests, hobbies and personality – so that you can build true friendships and put your clients at ease.
You’ll see the same clients regularly, and they’ll always have the reassurance of a friendly and familiar face.
So, could a career in care really be right for you?
To be a Right at Home CareGiver, you need to have a genuine passion for helping people in your local community. Their clients deserve the highest level of quality care, so they only employ those who are absolutely committed to delivering it!
But, if you have the right attitude, they will give you all the training and support you need to be the very best CareGiver – and who knows where your career will go from there?
Take a look at all the care jobs available with Right at Home
What are you waiting for? View all the current care jobs at Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh now. If the perfect job for you isn’t available today, check back soon to see new vacancies added as soon as they become available.
About Right at Home North Cheshire
Right at Home North Cheshire and Leigh are a Home Care company covering Golborne, Lowton, Leigh, Newton-Le-Willows, Warrington and surrounding areas.
They offer a variety of different services to their clients, depending on need. These include 24/7 live in care, respite/holiday cover for carers, night sit services, personal care, meal preparation, light housework and companionship. As a result, they have a wide variety of care jobs on offer, too.
With a preferred minimum visit time of one hour, the service aims to give care givers and clients a positive experience.
Right at Home are rated Five Stars for client satisfaction, and are specialists in dementia and Alzheimer’s care.
Get in touch with Right at Home today