Live in Care Jobs

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Become a Live in Carer with Notaro Live in Care

If you are interested in Live in Care jobs then you will need to be aware of the recruitment and selection process. Initially our Live in Care team will call you and have an informal chat with you over the phone, you will then be required to fill out an application form and if you’re shortlisted, the team will invite you to complete an interview;

Live in Care Job Application

Once you have decided a live in care job is what you would like to do, the next step is to fill in an online application. You will find this located under the ‘careers’ section on the website, where you will also find the job description, giving you a detailed portrayal of what duties to expect as a Live in Carer. Its imperative that you complete the application form in its entirety to avoid us having to send it back to you. This application form gives us all of the information we need to be able to give you a call to chat about the role in more detail. If once you have chatted with us. you would like to pursue a live in care position, we arrange a formal interview.

Face to Face or Skype Interview

We will agree a time with you to have either a face to face interview, where you will be invited to our Weston super Mare Office or if distance is an issue, we can perform an interview using webcam facilities, otherwise known as Skype.  During this interview we will ask you lots of questions about your skills, knowledge and experience and to match them to the criteria outlined in the job description. Interviews will generally last 30 – 45 minutes.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau Check / CRB)

You will be required to have a full advanced criminal records check search prior to any official job offer. It may therefore be useful to start collecting the information we require to perform this check.

Recruitment/Interview checklist

If you’re short listed for an interview with Notaro Live in Care, you will need to bring forms of identification so we can do your enhanced DBS (disclosure barring service). In addition we also need information to help process your application.  Please read through the list below and make sure that you have ALL the information available to bring with you.

In order to process your DBS we need information that confirms your full name, date of birth and current address.  The documentation that allows us to do this is as follows:

You will need to bring at least one of these with you but ideally all three:

  • Current valid passport
  • Biometric resident permit (UK) this is for overseas persons and you will need to bring with you your current valid passport.
  • Current photo card driving licence (UK – full or provisional) you must bring both parts of your driving licence with you.
  • Birth certificate (UK & Channel Islands) preferably issued at the time of your birth or a later version is also acceptable.

If you are unable to bring all of the above, we can accept other forms of identification but you will need to call and check with us as to what we can and cannot except.

For your application you will need to provide the following:

  • Three references, one of which MUST be your most recent employer
  • Proof of qualifications including those relevant to care
  • You must ensure that on your application form any employment gaps are accounted for.  You will be asked this during your interview.
  • £50.00 to pay for your DBS – cash or cheque is acceptable.

 

 

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