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I am looking for personal care  for a woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

16 hours a week, Monday – Thursday 9am – 1pm

Hourly pay rate:

£10 per hour

Location:

Burgess Hill, UK

Personal Assistant

DP3066

The role will involve caring for the individual to cater for her needs – promoting the individual’s health and well-being and enabling her to carry out the activities she enjoys.

This is a private position in our family home.

UK driving licence preferred, but not essential

Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Cooking
  • Companionship
  • Bathroom assistance
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

Transfers using equipment where required
Catheter care (emptying leg bag)
Occasional getting me into/out of bed using a hoist
Assistance with Medication
Exercises as recommended by Physiotherapist
Assisting with activities such as baking and card-making;
Assisting with outings/visits to the shops, medical appointments etc.

Candidate qualities:

  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Punctual, honest, reliable, positive and possess a good sense of humour.
Experience of being a carer is not a necessity, but applicants need to be adaptable and willing to learn.

Notes:

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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