Details

I am looking for personal care  for a man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

10am-1pm Tuesday, Thursday and weekends (maybe negotiable)

Hourly pay rate:

10

Location:

Burgess Hill, UK

Support Worker

DP1759

You should be friendly, sociable and patient with the willingness to work in an environment where there are animals as I have a support dog and an indoor cat. Ideally you should have a valid clean driving license and be willing to drive me and my support dog in your car.

Duties include:

  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Looking after pets
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

Being present when any work person’s carry out work in the flat
Help with flat repairs or organise flat repairs
Soaking feet and applying cream to them
Cutting finger nails
Assisting me to get up if I’ve fallen over
Cutting food up
Accompany me when accessing social and leisure activities when required such as horse riding, bowling, exercise classes, to meet my friends or other hearing dog get togethers
Coffee Shops or Garden Centres
Medical appointments – GP, dentist, optician, chiropodist or hospital
Vet appointments
Accompanying me on walks with my hearing working dog, and clearing up after him

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • 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

• Must be comfortable with pets and be willing to clear up after them
• Must have a UK driving licence- preferred but not essential
• Must have access to own vehicle- preferred but not essential
Have a current DBS or be prepared to have one
• Be able to work in employer’s home that has animals – cat and dog
• Be honest and trustworthy
• Be reliable, understanding and patient
• Have good time keeping
• Be fit and healthy
• Be cheerful and positive
• Be able to work as part of a team (essential)
• Being able to sign using BSL is an advantage

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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