Location:     Burgess Hill       

Hourly rate:   £9.00  £10.00 ph depending on experience     

Reference: LR6454            

Hours/shifts: 2 4 hour shifts over 2 days either Monday, Wednesday or Friday

Summary

 

  • Friendly and positive female employer with MS currently unable to leave her bed.
  • Personal Assistant/Support worker to work with employer’s carer.
  • Manual handling and personal care tasks, experience preferred.
  • Good sense of humour required
  • Physically fit
  • Team player
  • Flexible approach
  • Part time two 4 hour shifts per week

 

 

Other Requirements

  • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
  • Must be comfortable with pets

                   

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

Personal Care:  

 

  • Transferring between my bed and chair and vice versa using a ceiling hoist.
  • Removing compression socks for lymphedema, washing legs, applying cream and replacing compression socks.
  • Helping with other aspects of personal care as required.

 

 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.