Thank you for your interest in HomeCare Mellor.

Do you want guaranteed hours?

We’re offering you 24 hours per week, your fuel paid for and full training given!

Our teams need you in Chorley, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe and surrounding areas

Full and part-time hours are available.

It’s essential that you have use of your own vehicle.

Available Recruitment DaysPreston Office

Below are the next available dates for a chance to work at HomeCare Mellor. These open days are a perfect opportunity to share your passion, for care in the community. We want individuals who want progression within the care sector.

Register your interest below, limited spaces available.

  • Tuesday 3rd August – 10am to 3pm
  • Wednesday 4th August – 10am to 3pm
  • Thursday 5th August – 10am to 3pm

  • Tuesday 10th August – 10am to 3pm
  • Wednesday 11th August – 10am to 3pm
  • Thursday 12th August – 10am to 3pm

Available Recruitment DaysBlackburn Office

For those closer to the Blackburn area, below are dates for our open days.

Register your interest below, limited spaces available.

  • Tuesday 17th August – 10am to 3pm
  • Wednesday 18th August – 10am to 3pm
  • Thursday 19th August – 10am to 3pm

  • Tuesday 24th August – 10am to 3pm
  • Wednesday 25th August – 10am to 3pm
  • Thursday 26th August – 10am to 3pm

Register Your PlaceSimple complete the below form and a member of our team will confirm your interview.

What training do you offer?

One of the fundamental principles that set HomeCare Mellor apart from many other care providers is that we regard training as an on-going and continuous process that involves an extensive quality training programme.

We offer a wide range of courses at our training facility in Preston.  Here is what we provide;

  • Moving & Handling
  • Safe Awareness & Administration of Medication
  • Duty of Care
  • Nutrition & Hydration
  • Pressure Care and Skin Integrity
  • Health & Safety
  • Dementia & Alzheimer’s
  • Safeguarding Adults & Children
  • Prevention & Control of Infection
  • Basic Emergency aid
  • Care certificate
  • Customer Care & Confidentiality
  • Equality, Diversity & Rights

What documents do I need to commence employment?

1. Proof of identification & eligibility to work in the UK

  • Passport/s, EU identity card, or photographic driving licence.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK (e.g. visa for non EU passport holders).
  • Proof of address in the UK (e.g. bank, credit card statement or utility bill less than 3 months old).
  • Birth certificate.
  • National insurance number (e.g. card or jobcentre letter or payslip stating the number).

2. Details of your Skills & Experience

  • A completed application form covering an up to date working history – explanations for any gaps in employment.
  • Documentation to support your application, for example, letters of reference and qualification certificates.

3. Disclosure and Barring Service Application

  • An Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

What is the role of a Domiciliary Carer?

Below are tasks carried out by a domiciliary carer, but is not limited to:

  • Bathing and showering which can include bed-baths.
  • Applying lotions and creams as required and necessary.
  • Dressing and helping with a bedtime routine.
  • Oral hygiene – assistance and help keeping good oral hygiene.
  • Application of make-up and hair care if required.
  • Assistance with shaving.
  • Foot care – this is extremely important if an individual is diabetic. It’s important diabetics are vigilant and proactive towards any changes with their feet.
  • Helping service users to the toilet which will include assistance using a commode or bed pan.
  • Changing and maintenance of a stoma or catheter bag.
  • Changing continence pads as frequently as necessary along with cleaning intimate areas.
  • Support in changing the service users position in bed. The carer will assist and help them to move to limit the chance of bed sores.