Location: Rustington / Hourly rate: £9.50 / Reference: DP1740

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. 
  • 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 likeminded and share similar interests to our daughter 
  • These hours would be used to support my daughter to access after school activities 

Hours/Shifts

Monday 3pm-8pm

Tuesday 3pm 

Other Requirements

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

UK driving licence desirable but not essential

Access to own vehicle desirable but not essential:

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

About the employer:

The employer is the mother of the child. 

Nature of the work:

To support the child to get ready for school and with personal care. 

Typical duties

Domestic:

  • Changing bed and ensuring bathroom and bedroom are tidy

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
  • 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.