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Live in Carer Job Description

A guardian live in carer is your own personal carer and 24 hour companion. He or she will be there with you at home to provide care, comfort and support with a wide range of activities. Choosing a carer can be a worrying and confusing time for you and your family. It can often become necessary to have extra help at home following a change of circumstances in your health, mobility or mental well being.

You can rest assured that our skilled professionals will work with you to match you with your live in carer. All of our carers undergo extensive screening and vetting procedures including DBS enhanced checks and are trained and qualified in specialist fields, enabling us to precisely match you with the ideal carer.

Before identifying potential carers for you, we work with you to create the best live in carer job description, personally tailored to your particular needs. In addition to closely Home Care for Elderly with Dementia working with you and your family, here are some examples as to what we do to make sure you are getting the best service possible:

  • All applicant carers are pre-screened before interview
  • Interviews are held by highly trained consultants
  • Full reference checks are completed
  • All carers complete a comprehensive safeguarding course
  • Carers are required to hold up to date first aid certification

All training courses are OCN certified and FAIB approved and managed by our highly skilled training staff who have extensive experience in these fields.

Home Care for Elderly with Dementia

Sample carer job description

Whilst being safe in the knowledge that you have a premium service from your carer, we know that being able to carry on enjoying daily life to the fullest will be just as important to you and your loved ones. The following brief breakdown outlines some of the daily duties likely to be required from your live in carer:

  • Provide a high quality personalised care service.
  • Assisting in personal care tasks, including bathing, washing your hair, getting dressed.
  • Help with hospital or GP appointments, safe transport and company to and from these.
  • Help managing your treatments and medications.
  • Household duties, hoovering, cooking, dusting, washing.
  • Planned travel, help getting out and about, organising a day trip/ family outing.
  • Companionship, a friendly face and ear, someone to share and enjoy your daily activities with and make sure you're never on your own.
  • Safeguarding your well being, both physical or emotional.
  • Helping you enjoy and promoting your independence.
  • Supporting you to continue enjoying your hobbies and interests such as gardening, walking a pet or being an active member of your social groups.
  • Keeping fully up to date with all the latest training to ensure a high quality of care.

Guardian live in carers are able to deliver a truly personalised service tailored for your specific circumstances. With our carefully screened staff, you will find a skilled, caring companion with whom to share and enjoy daily life.

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11 Feb 2018

Emma Lewis

I hired an excellent Carer for my Husband through them. The carer also helps around the house which has been a big help for us. They were the only agency that allowed me to interview and meet the...
10 Jun 2018


Superb customer service. Staff are exceptionally friendly. They have a good range of carers to choose from.
06 Jun 2018


Very pleased with the service. They found us an excellent Turkish and English speaking Carer Housekeeper. We have struggled to find someone bilingual before.
01 Jun 2018

Mariana Canguia

Guardian Carers offers a very good service, I have used and I was very happy with their service as they met all my expectations. So I do recommend :) :)
01 Jun 2018

Millicent A

My friend recommended the agency to me and I am glad I paid them a visit. I just started a new job through them. Can't thank them enough.
31 May 2018

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Guardian Carers were able to find my Dad the right Carer Housekeeper. My dad was initially very hesitant to have any help. Our consultant offered to meet with him. She explained the benefits and...
30 May 2018

R Blumstein

Guardian carers have been brilliant in helping me find two Carers for my parents who are based in Switzerland. We interviewed 5 candidates through them before making a decision. They made sure to...
30 May 2018

Aridath Oketokoun

Very good service
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