Details

I am looking for personal care  for a man

The candidate should be

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, start at 9am for 1 or 2 hours. Other days may be available if more required.

Hourly pay rate:

£12 per hour

Location:

Crawley, UK

Support Worker/ Personal Care Assistant

DP6591

Staff will need a wide range of caring skills which will reflect my lifestyle and choices. Whilst most of the care will be done at home, there will be times when I am hospitalized and carers will be expected to work their shifts alongside the medical staff ensuring my safety always.

I have a head injury, Sleep apnoea, and I am registered blind with Diabetes Type 2. I am a wheelchair & hoist user, so experience of any or all these conditions will be an advantage.

Duties include:

  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

To get a gentleman up using a hoist, showered and dressed

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

Drivers license preferable but not essential

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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