CLOSED Female Carer in Luton

About the role

The job will involve working with a 16-year-old girl who has learning difficulties.  She is a very happy girl and does not present with challenging behavior. She lives at home in a loving, stable family environment. She has severe physical, cognitive and communication difficulties.

The family home has been fully adapted to her needs and provides spacious  accommodation with new equipment. The post will involve working within the family environment, at the child’s home, as well as with activities away from the home, providing assistance in all activities of daily living, personal hygiene, feeding and dressing. Training and support will be provided.

The existing support team would welcome you and all work well together. All care tasks are completed with two carers so support and assistance is constantly available.

Are you?

  • Confident about working in client’s own home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of the parents.
  • Happy to learn new things, personal care routine etc (training will be given)
  • Patient and tolerant.
  • Proactive with an encouraging approach.
  • Responsible and able to work under own initiative.
  • Cheerful, caring with a positive attitude.
  • Reliable, trustworthy and a good communicator.
  • Flexible – to cover other care staff shifts to ensure the smooth running of the care team.
  • Physically fit and well for moving and handling purposes.


Experience in caring for children/young people with disabilities is an advantage; however enthusiasm, patience and willingness to learn are key aspects of the role.


We have available shifts as follows:

Waking night shift hours:

Thursday nights 22.00 – 09.00 additional overtime is available.

School Holidays:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday and Sunday 09.00 – 15.30 and 15.30 to 22.00


You will be paid between £11 and £14 per hour depending on shift worked and experience and National Minimum Wage NMW + £1 for a sleeping night, as well as receiving ongoing training and support.


Satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are essential. A car driver is desirable.

Closing date for applications: 14 March 2017

* The employer claims exemption under the Equality Act 2010

COMPLETE OUR CONTACT FORM  for a full job description and application pack – click here  quoting reference EMB-SA-NO-022017.

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.

Embrace HR Limited is not a recruitment agency. We recruit directly for our clients.

No agencies please.