Female* Personal Care Assistant DP423

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DP423

Crawley

Part Time

£9 per hour

Summary

Disabled woman 33 years of age requires female personal assistant to help her with her evening routine to have a bath and get ready for bed.  

Hours/Shifts

7.30-9pm Monday – Friday  

Other Requirements

*Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

 

Description

Nature of the work:

To support my daughter to live an independent life, to enable her to carry out her routine activities 

Typical duties

Domestic -      

Ensuring the bathroom/bedroom are clean

Personal Care:

Washing and bathing – towelling dry/drying hair

Help getting into and out of bath

Assistance with applying cream when/if needed

General hair/skin care

Using the toilet 

Dressing and undressing/helping with buttons and fastenings

Getting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring') (hoists available)

 

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

Female * due to personal care needs  

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Reliable with good time-keeping

Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative

Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised

Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties

Very patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Good sense of humour

Honest and cheerful

Creative

Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard

Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom

Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential. A kind and common sense approach to these roles is all that is required.