Location: Chichester / Hourly rate: £8.40/ Reference: DP4917

Summary

Disabled Lady requires support with:

  • housework
  • personal care
  • shopping
  • meal preparation
  • accessing the community

Hours/Shifts

20 per hours per week. Extra hours possible 

Other Requirements

Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9 

UK driving licence desirable.

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

Disabled Lady requires support with:

  • housework
  • personal care
  • shopping
  • meal preparation
  • accessing the community

Job Location:

Chichester

Nature of the work:

Personal care, domestic, social care 

Typical duties

Typical Tasks will include

Domestic -      

  • Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away
  • Helping with laundry, washing and drying 
  • Loading and unloading the washing machine
  • Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line
  • Changing bed linen
  • Bed making
  • General cleaning
  • Taking out rubbish
  • General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. 
  • Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.
  • Shopping
  • Tidying
  • Making tea for the employer's guests

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
  • Assistance with applying cream
  • Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings

Social:             

  • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
  • Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required

Person specification

  • Female due to personal care needs
  • Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place
  • 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.