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:

6 – 8 hours for a Wednesday or Thursday – flexible. Shift time will be approximately between 10am – 4pm – this can be negotiated if needed.

Hourly pay rate:

10.00 per hour to start

Location:

Bognor Regis, UK

Personal Support Assistant

DP4628

She is dependent on care and lives at home with us, her parents. It is easy initially to underestimate her needs which are complex. She is deaf in one ear and has deteriorating vision. She can become anxious and quiet in unusual circumstances, however, does not have to stick to daily rituals.

Our daughter is very chatty, interactive and good with computers.

 

Duties include:

  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

Taking our daughter to art classes
Support to go shopping
Going to coffee shops
Support to do some cooking
Assisting with helping to make her bed
Taking to hospital appointments as required
Ensuring she is dressed appropriately
Ensuring she has her purse/ phone when out
Ensuring personal safety when out and about

Candidate qualities:

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

• Be female due to genuine occupational requirement
• Have a UK driving license and be willing to drive our car
• Be reliable and flexible
• Be patient, calm and understanding
• Be Clear speaking
• Be honest and cheerful
• Work to high standards of care
• Have good interpersonal skills

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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