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Want to Work with Horizon Care?

Are you looking for a career change into caring? Are you wanting to work with a friendly team and learn new skills? Then Horizon Care (South West) Ltd are the place to be!

There are so many vulnerable people around the whole UK, especially in Exeter, who need around the clock care or partial home assistance. With the ability to work closely with those in need, caring is a desirable career choice many are choosing to make.

Although working in the caring field is hard work and can often be a challenging role to take, the rewards definitely overcome the concerns you might have.

Rewarding

The most important part of becoming a carer is the chance you get to change someone’s quality of life. Whether you become a carer to make a difference or just to help with those in need, you can see the rewarding side of the job from the second you start.

Becoming a carer shows you how gratifying the job can be and also the difference you are making to someone’s life. As well as working closely with your clients, you can create long term relationships who become so much more than just patients in your care and quite often friends you rely on.

By simply putting a smile on someone’s face or helping them get out of bed in the morning you are making the change that they need desperately. Making their life easier, makes your life more rewarding and makes you want to get up for work every morning to make the difference.

Good Pay

At Horizon Care (South West) Ltd we take paying our staff very seriously. With competitive rates, bonuses and specialised training available for all staff we make sure our team comes first every time.

The whole team is full of friendly staff members, supporting managers, development opportunities and flexible working hours so that your next career move can be one you never look back on.

Training

At the moment we ask that all staff are CRB checked as we are working closely with vulnerable adults. Starting with a shadowing role following more experiences members, you get induction training that will set you off on the right path from the start.

We cover manual handling, safeguarding, health and safety, medication and first aid. We also cover some areas of food preparation and make sure that everyone is up to scratch before being placed into the full role. Other areas of training include:

  • POVA
  • Dementia Training
  • NVQ Levels 2 and 3
  • Infection Control
  • Food Hygiene

Our team are attentive and work together to provide the best care services possible for our clients throughout Exeter and the surrounding areas.

Teamwork

Teamwork means a lot to our team and we take it very seriously when working in our daily roles. With communication being encouraged within all team members, we ensure that everyone is on the same page when it comes to caring, enabling services, sleeping and waking nights and personal care.

One of our newest members of staff left us a review on our Facebook page recently that said “Great career change for me, I love the social side of this job and all the work involved. Training is great and the staff are really helpful so I’m looking forward to a long future with horizon xxxxxx great team of carers make this job even better so thanks guys”.

We always encourage feedback and this post from an employee really boosted the whole team!

Personal Touch

It is so important to create the personal touch with your caring as that is what builds trust, stability and relationships with all of our clients. Learning preferences, lifestyle habits and personal choices in care services, all of our team make sure that the care they provide is a step above from the rest.

The care we provide is at home so that you are comfortable in your home and so you can carry on with your normal living habits. We don’t change anything, we work around your needs and we ensure that all of our patients get the attention they need.

Any Questions, Get in Touch!

If you want to know more about working with us, call us now on 01392 426 340. You can also check our job vacancies page, or apply right now using the apply page. All we need to know is your details, availability, knowledge and experience and a copy of your CV.

Become a carer today and make a difference to someone’s life.