Job Reference: 45RS Expires: 2nd February 2018
I am a young outgoing male with a physical disability with an active lifestyle. I use a powered wheelchair to get around. In order to maximise my independence I require a live-in carer to work opposite my agency workers for personal, domestic and social activities.
Assistance with transfers (using hoist) between bed, shower, chair/ wheelchair
Assistance with showering me.
Assistance with getting dressed / undressed.
Assistance with reading letters received, filing if required and filling in timesheets
Light domestic duties to include changing bedding, ironing, loading washing machine, washing up, hoovering, mopping & keeping my house tidy.
Assistance preparing all meals and drinks
Accompanying me to activities of my choice and food shopping
Any other assistance of a similar nature to the duties described above.
Must have a positive outlook and professional attitude.
Must be able to adapt in different situations and settings
Previous experience of care work is not essential as full training will be given.
Must be flexible
Must respect my privacy and confidentiality at all times
Computer literate, keyboard / office skills preferred.
Full training for the duties of the job will be provided, including the use of the hoist.
2 weeks per month. Candidate can choose which two weeks of the month. Flexibility is essential.