I am looking for personal care  for a woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Friday, alternate Saturday and Sunday mornings 08.30 am to 11.30am Thursday and alternate Friday evenings 20.30 pm to 22.00pm. Some flexibility with the rota can be discussed with the right candidate

Hourly pay rate:

£9.50 weekdays and £10.50 weekends


Croydon, UK

Personal Assistant


The role will involve Personal Care, Light Domestic cleaning, Laundry and Occasional meal preparation • Manual handling will be involved Shower chair, Patient Turner Stand, walking frame, ceiling hoist, electric wheelchair. Sliding sheet. Training will be given

Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Moving and handling

Additional Duties:

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


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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