Details

I am looking for personal care  for a woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: No

Hours per week:

16 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Hours can start between 8am and 9am depending on your commitment.

Hourly pay rate:

£11.00 per hour

Location:

Birdham, UK

Female Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker

NDS382

I require support with personal care, domestic duties and social activities and I will need encouragement to get out of the house. I would like to find new interests in the local area and would like someone who can help me take the first steps to do this.

My interests are varied including coins, reading, swimming and musical theatre. My family and grandchildren are very important to me and spending time with them is something I love to do particularly in the school holidays. I will need someone to assist me to partake in activities with them.

1 of your working days will be supporting me socially and 1 day will be to cover domestic duties.

Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Gardening
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

There is a hoist in my disability car which my partner can train you how to use.
Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting me to get changed at swimming pool and accompanying me in the pool.

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

You will be required to drive my disability car.
Someone chatty that I can have a laugh with.
Hygienic and well organised. Due to the nature of my disability, hygiene is very important to me
Must refrain from involving me in any social media

Notes:

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.

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours

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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