Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker

Ref: DP7268

Location: Billingshurst

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

10.5 Hours over 1 day (7-30am - 6-00pmThursday), with possibility of extra hrs to cover holiday and sick days of current PA’s.

Hourly pay rate:

£15

We are looking for a special woman to join us in supporting and caring for our 31 year old daughter, who has multiple special needs and is fully wheelchair dependent. You will work alongside one of our other two very special PA’s. Our daughter is generally very content and happy with life, and has a cheeky disposition.

She loves company and receiving plenty of hugs. She also enjoys visiting cafe’s for a cuppa and a snack. She has a passion for singing, and listening to music. She enjoys a very wide variety of songs, including Christmas songs (all year round!!!!!!!) and Christian praise songs. This is a rewarding role, with full training provided. Applicants must hold a full driving license.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Shopping
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Looking after pets
  • 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
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

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

 

  • 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 due to medical reasons
  • Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours
  • Vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission

 

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.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be engaged directly by the individual and not Independent Lives. This role is for a self-employed worker, successful applicants will be required to prove self-employed status and undergo self-employment checks.

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

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