Location:             Rustington

Hourly rate:  £9.50 an hour

Reference:   DP1740    

Hours/shifts:

Tuesday 3.30 pm- 8 pm

 

Summary

The 15 year old girl, loves her music, loves a bit of gossip and would like someone that she can relate to and shares interests. It is a key part of this role to interact with the young lady she especially loves to have a natter.

 

  • The girl has a chronic lung condition and will require chest physio and suctioning when I am unwell. Training will be provided.
  • The girl is also wheelchair user and can walk assisted. The girl has a gastrostomy and is fed through a tube.
  • Experience of working with young people with additional needs preferable
  • You will need to have a reasonable level of fitness for this role
  • We are looking for someone who is like-minded and share similar interests to our daughter
  • These hours would be used to support my daughter to access after school activities

Other Requirements

  • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
  • UK driving licence
  • Own Vehicle

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 -       

 

Supervision and/or assistance with washing, showering, drying,

Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required

Assistance to get on and off the toilet on occasions.

Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings

Getting into bed

Assistance with medication i.e. helping to take tablets from foil/packets- irregular occurrence

Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting employer to get changed in swimming pool

 

 

Personal Care: 

Supervision and/or assistance with washing, showering, drying,

Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required

Assistance to get on and off the toilet on occasions.

Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings

Getting into bed

Assistance with medication i.e. helping to take tablets from foil/packets- irregular occurrence

Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting employer to get changed in swimming pool

 

Social:        Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required

Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including going to swimming pool

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
  • Patient 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.