Job Title: Personal Care Assistant/ care worker
Location: Lancing
Hourly rate: £11 per hour
Reference: CZ6284
Hours/shifts: 11 hrs a week - 1.5 hrs am Mon – Fri starting at 7.30am and others hours can be flexible. There is the possibility of more hours in the future.

Summary

• I am looking for a fun, flexible and reliable lady to help support me at home.
• A good sense of humour is essential
• I live with my husband in Lancing
• I have Parkinsons and need help in the mornings with personal care and also some help around the home with the odd trip out
• I enjoy interior design, craftwork and would like to the opportunity to practice French
• It is hoped these hours will be able to be increased
• This position can be a job share so please apply for any of the days

Other Requirements

• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
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 -
Simple domestic tasks such as a hoover round

Personal Care:
Help to get up and sometimes help with washing and dressing
I have a pump to administer medication which you can be trained to use

Social:
To be able to get out the house and have some fun

The successful applicant will be:
Female * due to personal care needs
Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping as I need someone at 7.30 due to routine around medication
Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
A driver with car is preferred due to morning shift and needing reliability
Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
Honest with a high sense of humour
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.