Location: Worthing / Hourly rate: £9 / Reference: DP5463

Summary
• I am an independent lady who works part time, I use a wheelchair
• I am looking for a Personal Care Assistant in the morning to assist me to get up and ready for the day ahead
• I also need someone in the evenings to assist me to get back into my flat and then to support me to get ready for the night
• Cover available for other PA’s holiday, sickness and maternity leave;

As and when to be mutually agreed


Other Requirements

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
To support me to live independently by assisting with day to day duties.

Typical duties
Domestic -
Laundry, hanging out to dry and getting in
Ensure Kitchen and bathroom are kept clean and tidy
Preparing breakfast and cups of tea or coffee
Changing bed linen
Making the bed


Personal Care:
Assistance with washing and bathing/showering

Other
Ensure the employer has everything for the day ahead and to support to get bag & wheelchair ready
Ensure employer has their careline
Support to get in and out of the house in a wheelchair, there are 2 steps

The successful applicant will be:

You will be expected to turn your mobile phone off while working with me
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
Future training can be provided
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.