Female* Personal Assistant/Care Support Worker DP79a
Ford nr Littlehampton
£12 per hour
•Somebody please help me. I have been a good girl in my life and have served queen and country for eight years.
•I now have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis that was diagnosed in 1997. I am now confined to a wheelchair and it’s a real bummer!
•I need weekend carers or a carer.
•There has got to be someone out there who will do weekends because I used to have to be available 365 days a year!
•The role includes some hoisting, personal care, toileting, preparing meals, feeding me and everything in between.
•I do still have a sense of humour so a carer with a sense of humour would be good.
morning 9am to 1pm
Alternate Saturday and Sunday tea time 4pm to 6pm
Alternate Saturday and every Tuesday (not a weekend !) night 8pm to 9.30pm
Please apply if you can any of the above shifts
"Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
Must be comfortable with pets
Must have a UK driving licence
Must have access to own vehicle
Other-Experience of supporting individuals with Autism and/or Learning Difficulties is desirable.
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be issued employment contracts.
About the employer:
I am a woman with Multiple Sclerosis, before my disability took hold I was a very energetic, sporty person, even playing rugby! So, I like to keep up to date on sporting interests. I’m computer and internet literate and use the computer to help keep my brain ticking over!
Personal Care -
Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
To be on call when employer takes bath/Shower
Assistance with applying cream
General hair/skin care
Assisting with Bowel evacuation
Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
Assistance with getting out of bed using a hoist
Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, assistance to eat
Any other reasonable task
The successful applicant will be:
Female/ * due to personal care needs
Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place
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
Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
Honest and cheerful
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