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What Makes us Unique?

At Unique Senior Care, everything we do is driven by our ethos to put people above all else. All our carers are directly employed, which ensures our clients receive outstanding, person-centred care and our Caregivers are supported and empowered to excel in their careers. Here’s what sets us apart when looking for jobs in care :

UK Top 20 Homecare Group 2024 Award Logo for Unique Senior Care

Top 20 Home Care Provider: Recognised in 2023 as one of the top 20 providers by, reflecting our excellence in care delivery.

‘Outstanding’ CQC Rating: We’re among the 5% of social care providers awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), underlining our commitment to quality.

Longer Care Visits: We believe in personalised, attentive care, so dedicate at least one hour per visit. This approach allows our Caregivers the time they need to provide exceptional care. It also fosters deeper client-Caregiver bonds and ensures we can attend to every detail of our clients' needs without rushing.

Awards for Excellence: We invest heavily in training and development which saw us recognised as a Centre of Excellence from Skills for Care in 2022 and awarded the Princess Royal Training Award in 2021. Our commitment to training enables our team to excel in their current roles and progress to wherever they wish in their careers. They gain the skills and knowledge they need to provide the highest quality care to our clients, ensuring both professional development and outstanding client service.

Unique Senior Care Glassdoor rating April 2024
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Our Commitment to Quality Care

As both an employer and a care provider, we're dedicated to providing the highest quality of care. Our approach means we don't just meet basic needs but enhance the overall care experience for both clients and our dedicated team.

Whether you're exploring live-in carer jobs or care assistant jobs, you'll have the chance to make a real difference to those you care for in the comfort of their own home.

Excellence in Training: Our Caregivers are equipped with comprehensive induction and ongoing training. This meets the standards set out in The Care Certificate and enables them to deliver wonderful, person-centred care.

Supportive Work Environment: Through close contact with their manager and colleagues, our Caregivers receive the professional and personal support they need to thrive in their roles. Similarly, we continually learn from our caregivers—they are the eyes and ears of our organisation. We depend on their insight and feedback to know when our service delivery or wider processes need to change or improve.

Career Development: Our focus on quality opens doors for Caregivers to advance professionally, taking on more complex roles and broadening their care expertise. Many of our support team members initially joined us as carers, and the first-hand experience they bring is invaluable in managing the service.

Job Satisfaction: Working in an environment that prioritises high-quality care brings a deep sense of pride and fulfilment, knowing the significant positive impact they have on clients’ lives.

Commitment to Best Practices: Our Caregivers are part of a team that consistently adheres to the highest industry standards and best practices in care delivery. This ensures that every client interaction is not only professionally rewarding but also meets our stringent criteria for quality and safety.

Employee Benefits and Work-Life Balance

Unique Senior Care offers a range of benefits. Each of these is focused on supporting our team and promoting a healthy work-life balance:

Competitive Pay

Our Caregivers benefit from competitive hourly rates, including double-time pay on bank holidays.

Loyalty Scheme

We pay a bonus every month once you have been with us a year, which increases again after three years and again after five years.

Free training

Our proprietary training programme gives you the expertise and skills you need to be able to provide a highly professional and quality care service.


Minimum call time of one hour, so you can build a meaningful relationship with each of your clients.

Blue Light Card Benefits:

As part of our team, you can access the Blue Light Card, providing a range of discounts and offers as a token of appreciation for the important work you do to support our community.

No uniform

No uniform – so you look like a family member or friend. This is also more discreet, and mirrors our ethos that everyone is unique.

Career Advancement:

Opportunities for growth through comprehensive training and support.

Paid Annual Leave

Being a fully-managed service, we ensure our colleague's time off is properly rewarded.

Flexible Hours

From 12-30 per week, with alternate weekends included. Contracted hours available depending on your availability.

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Community Care Assistant

Stratford Upon Avon

"I love working here, If I have an issue, all staff in the office are friendly and approachable, if you have children, they understand when it comes to important family matters such as illnesses, appointments, and even school events. I would recommend this company to anybody for a place of work." 

Our Home Care Roles

At Unique Senior Care, we offer roles that fit different schedules and care needs. Whatever your preference or expertise, we have a role that suits you.

Hourly Care Roles in Warwickshire, Solihull, Stratford, and Coventry

Our Hourly Care Roles are based from our registered offices in the heart of Warwickshire, Solihull, Stratford, and Coventry. These roles are designed to provide flexible, part-time support that fits seamlessly into each client's life and routine.

As an Hourly Carer, you will assist clients with their daily activities, personal care needs, and provide valuable companionship, all within a schedule that respects your time and availability.

This position is an excellent fit for Caregivers who value flexibility and variety in their work. You will have the unique opportunity to positively influence the lives of multiple clients in your local community, offering support that makes a real difference.

Live-in Care Opportunities Across England

We offer fulfilling Live In care jobs throughout England. Our clients span from Dorset in the south, Birmingham and the Midlands, to Norfolk in the east, and Wiltshire in the west. This is an extraordinary chance for Caregivers to immerse themselves in different communities and environments while making a significant difference in the lives of our clients.

As a Live-in Carer, you'll stay in the client's home, providing care and companionship to help enable their independence and maintain their wellbeing.

As a dedicated live-in care professional, you’ll be responsible for a range of duties, tailored to each client's unique needs. Your role is pivotal in ensuring clients lead a comfortable, dignified, and joyful life.

Supported by your dedicated care manager, this position is ideal for those passionate about building strong, meaningful relationships and dedicated to delivering continuous, high-quality care.

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Extra Care Opportunities in Warwickshire

In our Extra Care Services, Caregivers work in communal living facilities, providing support to residents in their own apartments. This role includes helping with personal care, medication management, and daily activities.

Caregivers also play a key part in fostering a sense of community among residents, organising social activities, and ensuring a safe, comfortable environment. This setting is perfect for Caregivers who enjoy building relationships and offering tailored support in a community-focused atmosphere.

Vision & Values

Our Vision and Values underpin everything we strive to do on a day-to-day basis.

They are an integral part of our strategy and define our core values and keep everyone focused on what the organization is trying to achieve.

Our values rightly focus on people – putting our clients, families and colleagues at the centre of everything we do and underpinning our aim to continually identify how we can improve our organization and the services we provide.

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Community Care Worker

Coventry & Kenilworth

"Lovely place to work lots of different clients to work with. Kenilworth office staff are the best! Always supportive! Hours do differ, but its just how it is in care. Good pay, great clients and you always get an hour minimum with clients which is lovely!"

Key Responsibilities of Our Carers

Whether you’re considering a role in Hourly Care in Warwickshire, Solihull, Stratford, and Coventry, or one of our live in carer jobs across various parts of the UK, your responsibilities will focus on enhancing the lives of our clients. Here’s what you can expect as part of your role:

Personal Care Support: Assisting clients with essential daily tasks such as dressing, toileting, washing, and grooming, to help maintain their dignity and personal hygiene.

Companionship and Emotional Support: Being a comforting, friendly presence in our clients' lives, engaging in meaningful conversation, and partaking in activities they enjoy.

Meal Preparation: Crafting nutritious and appetising meals tailored to the dietary needs and preferences of each client.

Medication Reminders: Ensuring clients are on track with their medication, providing reminders and assistance as needed.

Light Housekeeping: Helping to keep clients’ homes clean, tidy, and comfortable, which includes tasks like laundry and light cleaning.

Mobility Assistance: Providing gentle support with moving around safely in and outside the home, including aid with walking, transferring, and preventing falls.

Training and Development as a Home carer

We're committed to supporting each Caregiver through every step of their career journey. You don't need a formal qualification to start your career with us; we recruit people who are dedicated, show genuine compassion and have a passion for providing exceptional care.

It starts with our comprehensive induction training programme, which is structured to ensure that whether you're just starting in care or are an experienced Caregiver, you are fully equipped with the best practice skills in specialist home care.

Initial E-Learning Modules: At the end of your recruitment process, you will be invited to complete essential e-learning modules. These cover the fundamental aspects of home care, providing a solid knowledge base.

Three-Day Face-to-Face Induction: To supplement your online learning, you will then attend our training centre at Hatton Rock in Stratford upon Avon. This immersive session allows Caregivers to practice and refine their skills in a supportive environment. You'll also get to meet other carers and support staff to help you integrate into the team. 

Ongoing Professional Development: Continuous learning opportunities are provided to keep skills sharp and up-to-date. You will have the full support of a dedicated senior team throughout your career.

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Princess Royal Training Award 2021
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Professional Growth and Learning Opportunities in Health Care

We empower Caregivers to shape their career paths around their goals and personal commitments. We believe in promoting our team internally, offering both specialisation options and management progression.

Specialisations might include areas like dementia care or disability support, while those aiming to progress into a leadership position can benefit from our management training and continuous mentoring.

Our approach is flexible, catering to a variety of ambitions and interests, ensuring each Caregiver can build a rewarding, long-term career in health care.

Care Assistant

Stratford Upon Avon

"The owners really care about ensuring the clients have a good level of care. Very good training provided, so a good place to start if you are new to the field"

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At the core of what we do is a strong commitment to embracing diversity, both in our workforce and through the care services we offer. Our team is made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds, reflecting the varied lives and experiences of our clients. This diversity is vital—it enables us to provide care that is professional, deeply personalised, and understanding of each individual’s unique needs.

We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture, where policies and daily practices are built on fairness and respect.

This approach ensures that every aspect of our care services is sensitive to and respectful of the diverse needs of our team and the people we care for. Our inclusive ethos allows us to deliver care that genuinely understands and aligns with the individual experiences of our clients, making each care experience as unique and valuable as the people we have the honour of caring for.

How to Become a Care Assistant or Live In Carer

Understanding the Application Process

Joining Unique Senior Care is a straightforward process designed to ensure that you're the right fit for us, and we're the right fit for you. Here's how it works:

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    Start by submitting your application. It's your first step to a rewarding career with us.

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    Initial Contact:

    Once you apply, our recruitment team will review your application. If it looks like a good match, we’ll reach out to you to discuss the next steps.

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     If your application is successful, you'll have an interview with our recruitment team. This is a great chance for us to get to know each other better.

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    Compliance Documentation:

    After a successful interview process, we'll ask you to provide some important documents. This includes four references (two professional and two character references) and information for us to conduct a DBS Check, unless you're already registered with the Update Service.

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    Next, you'll complete our e-learning modules and face-to-face training. This is a crucial part of preparing you for your role.

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    Meet and Greet with Your Registered Manager:

    The final step is a meet and greet with your registered manager. This is an opportunity to discuss your availability and any final details before you start your journey with us.

We've designed this process to be as smooth and informative as possible, ensuring that each step prepares you for a fulfilling career in care with Unique Senior Care.

For tips on how to excel in your interview, check out this helpful video from our recruitment consultant, Katie, including:

  • Researching the company, its values, and preparing insightful questions
  • Understanding the job role, dressing professionally, displaying empathy and communication skills
  • Highlighting relevant previous experience, especially in customer service or Caregiving
  • Demonstrating adaptability, flexibility, and a positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Showcasing passion for making a difference and excitement about the caregiving role.



FAQs and Helpful Resources

We aim to welcome you aboard within a few weeks after your application. This period includes important steps like compliance checks and training to ensure you’re well-prepared. The speed of this process can often depend on how quickly you’re able to provide your documents through our onboarding portal. We appreciate your eagerness and strive to streamline this process for you.

Your weekly hours largely depend on your availability and how it aligns with client needs. Initially, full-time hours might build up as we align your schedule with new clients who are a good fit for you.

So it's fair for everyone, we do ask that you’re available to work alternate weekends. If there’s ever a need to change your availability, just let us know in good time – we aim for flexibility to suit both you and our clients.

You start you career with us by completing e-learning modules that give you a strong foundation in caregiving. Then, you’ll join us for an three-day induction at our Stratford upon Avon office, where you’ll learn about our care approaches, policies, and more.

Once in placement you'll have a dedicated senior team to support and empower you, whether you need help in your current role or wish to pursue further training in areas like dementia care.

Gathering references is a crucial part of ensuring safety and quality care for our clients and part of our regulatory responsibilities. If you’re unable to provide traditional employment references, we can consider alternative professional references from people who know you well in a professional context, like a teacher, doctor or other professional. 

A DBS check typically comes through in about two weeks, though sometimes it can take a bit longer due to various factors like previous name changes or numerous past addresses. It's essential for us to carry out this check when you join, as it ensures the continued safety and trust in our care environment.

If you're registered with the Update Service, this process becomes much quicker – just share your certificate number with us and we'll do the rest.

Depending on whether you're joining us in a live-in, hourly or extra care role, it may be necessary if you're driving to multiple clients. It ensures you're fully covered for business travel, including taking clients out on companionship calls.

Providing personal care is a key aspect of the role and is vital in supporting the dignity and well-being of our clients. We understand that this can be a new experience for some, which is why we offer comprehensive training and support to ensure you and our clients feel comfortable. Your ability to approach this with empathy and care is what makes our team stand out.

While we carefully match Caregivers and clients based on compatibility, we understand that not every match is perfect. If you feel a client isn’t the right fit, we encourage open communication and will work with you to understand the situation. If needed, we’ll seek to find a more suitable client for you, as ensuring a comfortable and positive relationship is key for both you and the client.

Connect with Our Recruitment Team

Interested in joining our dedicated team of Live-In Carers and Care Assistants? We'd love to hear from you and discuss the exciting opportunities we have available. To start your journey with Unique Senior Care, here's how you can reach out to us:

  • Email Us: Drop us a line at with any queries or to express your interest in joining our team. We're here to answer your questions and guide you through the application process.
  • Call Us: Prefer to speak directly? Give us a call at 01789 453838. Our friendly recruitment team is on hand to chat with you about current openings, the roles we offer, and what it's like to work with us.

Explore Our Latest Live-In Carer and Care Assistant Openings

Ready to find your perfect role with us? Explore our latest job vacancies for Live-In Carers and Care Assistants. Start your journey with Unique Senior Care and see where your next job could take you!

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