New benefits

for Leek and Cheddleton carers

  • Now paying mileage in Leek and Cheddleton
  • We care offer guaranteed hours* Terms and condintions apply

LEEK AND CHEDDLETON  CARERS APPLICATION FORM

Care Area

Please note: You will need reliable transport to get between care calls in your chosen town.

Please note we only have non-driver care runs in Biddulph and Leek.

We require all new staff to pay for their own DBS's before starting.

All staff need a DBS check before starting work.

Brief information about: Care experience / willingness to train, care qualifications and any other useful information you can provide.

Leek and Cheddleton based care assistants, living in and serving their local community.

Leek and Cheddleton people, cared for by people who know their local neighbourhood

Homestay Care Ltd aim to provide excellence in planning community care in Leek and Cheddleton.

We have recruited,employed and trained a team of local people who together will have the skills and personal touch needed to provide excellent and effective care.

This means that Leek and Cheddletons’s team of care assistants will spend less time traveling between calls and have the resources to commit to meeting the care needs of Leek residents and their families who choose to be cared for in their own home.

This means that our care team have a strong personal knowledge and experience of the Leek community, it’s medical and social services, it’s shops and facilities, leading to a more personalised approach to the relationships built with those they care for.

Leek and Cheddleton residents ( and their families ) choosing to receive care in their own home and community will have the security of knowing that their care assistants will be local people,available ‘ whatever the weather ‘. They will have the company of carers who share their heritage and be able to talk in a meaningful way about their neighbourhood.

What does it pay?

£9.00 to £9.25 ph* (£12.00 ph bank holidays) there is the potential to earn an average of £1506.54 per month. Our top earners for the last three months were:

September £1723.58
October £1439.56
November £1356.48 

Where are the carer vacancies?

• Leek
• Cheddleton
• Staffs Moorlands
• Stoke-on-Trent
Our carers stay in one area
/ town keeping mileage
and travel time to a
minimum

Benefits to carers

• Induction and ongoing
training in the skills
needed to do the job
• 28 days paid holiday
• Opportunity to gain
nationally recognised
qualifications.

* Main pay rate based completing the probation period and submitting times correctly. (Based on full-time staff)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A. Early morning/breakfast ; Lunchtime ; Late afternoon/tea-time ; Bed time. Care activities are usually required between 7am and 10pm.

A. Supporting people in their day to day living such as getting up and going to bed, preparing drinks and basic meals, personal hygiene and using the toilet, helping with medication needs.

A. Our main areas are Leek and surrounding villages, Biddulph with Brown Lees and Brown Edge, Newcastle with Kidsgrove. You be offered work in one of these areas.

A. No, but your work will be based in as small an area as possible to keep your costs down.

A. Yes, and have the use of a car.

A. Yes, because if you are successful at interview you will receive training and support before taking on responsibilities as a carer.

A. You will be provided with a uniform along with protective equipment such as gloves and aprons etc.

A. You will be told when you start how much paid holiday you are entitled to, which will be dependant on the hours you work.

A. Our Care Manager would need to make such a decision based on the organisations needs. You would be expected to be available to work weekends.

A.  Yes, both when you start and during your employment.