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Live-in Carers

Kingsley Homecare (Diss Area), Diss, Norfolk

£750 per week
Closing date:
  • £500 Welcome bonus
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About the company

Kingsley Healthcare isn't just a care home group, we are a family where 2,000+ passionate individuals are changing lives every day. We have just been ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups ( for our exceptional care, and proudly support 1,500+ residents in their journey.

But that's not all. We're ranked #1 in the UK for work wellbeing (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) because we believe in taking care of our own. We are proud of our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring you're valued and rewarded for your dedication.

Ready to join a team that puts people first, both residents and colleagues? We're seeking passionate individuals to join our growing family. Explore our current opportunities and make a difference where you matter!

About the role

Kingsley Homecare is expanding its team and seeking compassionate Live-In Care Assistants to support clients residing at home with various needs across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We currently have immediate Full-Time live-in care vacancies on a two-week on/off schedule. We welcome applications from individuals with experience as Support Workers, Home Care Assistants, or in Domiciliary Care. Those with personal experience caring for family members are also encouraged to apply.

Reports to: Care Coordinator/ Home Care Manager

Key duties and responsibilities

As a live-in carer, your responsibilities typically include:

Personal Care: Assisting with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and mobility support.

Medication Management: Ensuring the client takes their medications as prescribed, maintaining accurate records, and monitoring for any adverse reactions.

Health Monitoring: Keeping an eye on the client's health condition, reporting any changes or concerns to the appropriate medical professionals or family members.

Meal Preparation: Planning and preparing nutritious meals according to any dietary restrictions or preferences the client may have.

Housekeeping: Performing light housekeeping tasks such as cleaning, laundry, and tidying up the client's living space to maintain a safe and comfortable environment.

Companionship: Providing emotional support, engaging in conversation, and participating in activities the client enjoys to combat loneliness and isolation.

Transportation: Assisting with transportation to medical appointments, social outings, or other errands as needed.

Documentation: Keeping accurate records of care provided, including any changes in the client's condition, medications administered, and activities completed.

Emergency Response: Being prepared to respond calmly and efficiently in case of emergencies, including administering first aid and contacting emergency services if necessary.

Skills and attributes

  • A caring and patient nature.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • Previous experience as a carer is preferred, but not essential.

What will you gain?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes to help you at every step.


  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • Refer a friend and receive a thank you gift of up to £500 *

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • £500 Welcome bonus

  • Cost of MOT inspection reimbursement *

  • Consistent support from a dedicated Head Office Team

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Daily Meals Provided

  • Daily Two-Hour Break

  • Employee Benefits & Discount Scheme

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Your right to work in the UK

In accordance with the Asylum and immigration Act 2006 you will need to demonstrate your eligibility for employment in the United Kingdom.

Your right to work in the UK depends on your immigration status - this is also called your ‘leave’. If you don’t have the right to work, you might be able to apply for it.

You automatically have the right to work in the UK if:

  • you’re a British or Irish citizen
  • you have pre-settled or settled status from the EU Settlement Scheme - or you’ve applied and you’re waiting for a decision
  • you have a family permit from the EU Settlement Scheme
  • you have indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK
  • you have right of abode in the UK

You might have a right to work in the UK if you have a visa with a time limit. This is called having 'limited leave to enter or remain’.

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After you submit your application, you will receive an email with a link to submit your share code.

Are you able to upload a CV with your application?

This vacancy is approximately miles from your address, you will be required to travel to the care home for work. Please make sure you have suitable transport before continuing your application.

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Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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