Job Title: Female* Personal Care Assistant

Location: Worthing           

Hourly rate:   £9.10 per hour     

Reference:   DP1769          

Hours/shifts: 11 hours available and these hours can be flexible and mutually agreed. Job share available. 

Summary

  • Woman with MS who would like open minded, kind & reliable PA’s, preferably female carers only due to occasional personal care.
  • I have many interests including alternative therapies, eastern philosophy & art.
  • I need help around the home, accessing the community/nature/medical appointments

 

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

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 tasks:

Laundry: hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away/Changing bed linen / making the bed/Taking out rubbish/General housework/Minor household maintenance


Social activities:

 

 Accompanying and assisting on shopping trips/Accompanying during doctors / hospital appointments/Occasional longer journeys/Accompanying on trips out

 

Personal Care:

To be on call and provide support with bathing / showering/reminder to take medication

Person Specification –
The successful applicant will be: 
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.