Location: Bognor
Hourly rate: £12.00 an hr week days and £13 an hr weekends
Reference: CZ6463
Hours/shifts: An hour each morning and extra hours available. Initial cover dates needed are 5th – 6th May, 8th – 11th June and 24th – 27th Aug.

Summary

• I am looking for a female who can provide some cover to my main carer who supports my elderly mother
• She lives in her own home in Bignor where I am also staying to help support her
• She needs help in the mornings with personal care and you would also be required to spend time with her encouraging her to maintain some independence
• She is very sociable and loves a good chat particularly about gardening.
• Although the main part of the job is in the mornings for personal care, there are other hours available which are flexible.

Other Requirements

"Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
Must have a UK driving licence
Must have access to own vehicle due to rural location
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

Typical duties

Domestic -
Helping with laundry, washing and drying
Loading and unloading the washing machine
Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line
Changing bed linen
Bed making
Making drinks, snacks


Personal Care:
• Supervision and encouragement to attend to personal care.
• Helping to wash and change clothes
Social:
• To be able to interact and chat to keep stimulated


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
• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• 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 as a kind and common sense approach to these roles