Evening carer/personal assistant-Bank hours to cover holiday and sickness

Ref: MVES540

Location: Eastbourne


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Bank hours to cover for holiday and sickness.

Hourly pay rate:


I am looking for a chatty, bubbly and compassionate woman carer to help me with my night-time routine, assistance getting upstairs and into bed (I use a hoist with full training provided).

I have a team of wonderful carers and am looking for another to join, with the ability to have a laugh, joke and not take life too seriously, I live at home with my dog and often have visits from my children and grandchildren.

I am happy for smokers to apply as long as they don’t smoke while on shift.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Cooking
  • Looking after pets
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

Full training will be provided.

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Compassionate, kind, caring and chatty with the ability to not take life too seriously.


All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9

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