Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Littlehampton

Description

Job Title: *Female Personal Assistant/ Personal Care/ Support Worker Location: Ford nr. Littlehampton Hourly rate: £ weekdays, £ Weekends Reference: DP79 Hours/shifts: alternate weekends: Saturday 4pm-6pm to get up after afternoon nap and give tea and for bed. Sunday 10am-1pm for getting up toileting lunch and back to bed. 4pm-6pm to get up after afternoon and give tea and to get to bed. Job share considered so please apply if you can do all or some of these hours Summary I have served Queen and Country for 8 years and have enjoyed every second. I now have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis that was diagnosed in 1997 and I am confined to a wheelchair and it’s a real bummer! I need weekend Personal Care Assistants to support me in my home, I still have a great sense of humour so someone that can have a laugh with me would be great. The role includes some hoisting, personal care, toileting, preparing meals, feeding me and everything in between. Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be happy to work in a smoking environment Must have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle Other : You will need experience in toileting and Cather care, some experience with hoists would be good but not essential 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 - Loading and unloading dishwasher Preparing drinks, snacks and meals Any other reasonable task Personal Care: Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required To be on call when employer takes bath/Shower Assistance with applying cream General hair/skin care Catheter care Assisting with Bowel evacuation Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings Assistance with getting out of bed using a hoist Mealtimes cutting up food, assistance to eat Person specification The successful applicant will be: 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.

  • access
  • due
  • own vehicle