Female Personal Care Assistant DP5427

Recruiter
INDEPENDENT LIVES
Location
West Sussex
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am looking for a female personal care assistant to help get me out of bed in the mornings.Help with toileting. Shower, getting me dressed and my breakfast. There are a few light household duties. I need someone who is reliable and can do every other weekend the two weekday shifts are negotiable to share with my other carers. I live within walking distance to Southwick Station and am within walking distance of lots of bus routes as I am very close to Holmbush Tesco/M & S. There is free parking in my Road and sometimes driveway use to my bungalow.I am tetraplegic, spinal cord injury. I am a permanent wheelchair user (Manual) I need help with most tasks, but I am striving to regain as much independence as possible and can help with all transfers. I have two energetic Jack Russell Terriers who are friendly but noisy when someone comes to the door! We have dog gates in place for easy opening of front door and dog safety. My current carers have all been with me for a long time and we are a happy easy-going lot. We all work as a team and try to hand over to each other making sure things are as organized, for the next person on shift, as possible.Although I have kept some things on the list below i.e. Helping me get in and out of my car, accompanying me to doctors etc. These trips and tasks are more commonly made in the afternoon and do not concern the morning staff.If you would ever be interested in extra day/sleeping night work, I am always looking for holiday cover but in the first instance I need to cover the mornings. I am looking for someone who is reliable, fit, healthy and able to undertake the tasks required. 8 mornings per calendar month 9am – 2pm •"Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." •Must be comfortable with pets (2 Dogs) •Other : Overtime available if required 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. To Apply: If you are interested in this role of Care Support Worker/ Care Assistant, please click on the apply button below where you will be redirected to our website to complete a full application form. For more information about our company please visit us on: http://www.independentlives.org/ Independent Lives is an organisation that supports and empowers people with disabilities to choose how they receive their care that will enable them to live their lives independently. Each advert we place is on behalf of an Individual Employer. All positions are based in the home environment and employment is on a smaller scale than larger businesses. This environment offers a more personalised working relationship and employees are more valued.