Job Title: Mothers Help/PA
Location: West Marden
Hourly rate: £11
Reference: CZ7250
Hours/shifts: 14 hours a week, 9.30am – 12.30pm Mon, Weds and Fri plus 2 extra hours as needed.

• I am a very pregnant mum with two young children with another arriving in the next month
• I urgently need someone to help support me at home and with my children
• I would like someone who is able to ‘jump in’ and help with whatever is needed on the day
• Your main role would be to help around the home keeping things clean, tidy and organised
• You would also be required to provide support with the children so someone with experience of children is needed
• I have chickens so can offer you fresh eggs too!
• Location is rural so a car is essential.

Other Requirements 
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
• Other :
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.

Typical duties

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.
Occasional meal preparation
Making up baby’s bottle

Personal Care: 
• Occasional support with having a bath
• Occasional baby nappy change

• To take children out if needed to the play park etc

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
• Be sympathetic to mental health issues
• Experience with children not necessarily in a working capacity
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives