Location: Selsey / Hourly rate: £10 / Reference: DP1758

Summary

  • Elderly disabled lady looking for a care assistant 
  • To provide personal care and domestic support

Hours/Shifts

7 hours a week

Two evenings for half an hour

Every other weekend in the mornings 

Other Requirements

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

Must be comfortable with pets- friendly dog

Must have a UK driving licence

Other : To drive employers car

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 -    

  • General cleaning
  • General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. 

Personal Care: 

  • Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
  • Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required
  • Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required

Social:          

  • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
  • Accompanying on trips out 
  • Accompanying to social meetings eg friends, family

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.