Female Personal Assistant or Live in carer

Ref: CZ8081

Location: Horsham

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

7.45am – 1pm Mon – Fri, 8am – 10am Sat and Sun, 7pm – 8pm everyday

Hourly pay rate:

£14 per hour employed, £18 per hour self-employed(negotiable)

I am a lady in my mid sixties and seeking experienced honest, reliable, punctual personal assistants to join my team of care PAs working either as self-employed or on an employed basis.

I have recently been diagnosed with two degenerative neurological diseases which have been life changing and has limited what I am now able to do for myself.

You must have a caring nature, positive attitude to match mine, patience, sense of humour and able to work under own initiative.

As my symptoms can vary even hourly you will need to be flexible and respond appropriately to my frequent symptom/medication induced changes that happen many times day.

In my spare time I have enjoyed many outdoor activities travelled a lot, wildlife, walking, National Trust, gardening, watching sport.

My hope is that by having support which will save my energy, that I can enjoy some of my passions again and perhaps you can even introduce me to some new ones.

If you feel you are able to provide any of the support I need then please apply.

I would consider a live-in arrangement to allow for versatility and a live in care wage would apply.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

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
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

  • Excellent English and communication skills
  • The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.

Additional requirements

Non-smoker due to medical reasons, Vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission

Notes:

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