Self Employed Care Assistant for a lady 24 hr/wk £16.88/hr in Berwick-upon-tweed

Job details
Posting date: 27 May 2024
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 25 June 2024
Company: UKCIL
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 85035a3a

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Self Employed Care Assistant for a lady 24 hr/wk@ £16.88/hr in Berwick-upon-tweed

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A mature, retired professional lady is looking for two efficient support assistants who are able to drive to provide some domestic assistance in the Berwick area. She has limited mobility and some chronic health issues and as a result requires support with daily living tasks within her own home.

The individual is interested in animals, art, the outdoors and nature and would prefer somebody with similar interests.

Must be pet friendly as she has cats and dogs.Hours of work:

  • 24 hours over 3 days for each worker although flexibility is possible
  • Additional hours may also be available as well as sickness/holiday cover
  • Self Employed individuals are preferred
  • Part time will be considered

If interested please apply and specific hours/availability can be discussed in detail
Rate of Pay: £16.88 per hour employed rate Main Duties:
  • Prompt to take medication as prescribed
  • Assist with washing / drying hair
  • Assist with preparation for bath and subsequent associated cleaning of bathroom
  • Meal preparation and associated tasks
  • Assist with shopping and managing kitchen cupboards
  • Enabling to go out in the community including driving
  • Assist with use of wheelchair
  • Various regular basic domestic tasks
  • Assist with paperwork management
  • Assist with some simple computer use
Personal specification:
  • Punctual.
  • Honest and reliable.
  • Respect confidentiality.
  • Ability to both take instructions and use own initiative.
  • Must be pet friendly
  • Car driver essential
  • Caring nature
  • Common sense
  • Interest in the outdoors, animals and nature to help.
Further Information:

An Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure (DBS) will have to be obtained for the successful candidate (at employer’s expense).

Work will include some weekends and early evenings and hours may vary week to week although fixed basic hours can be arranged to suit.Training:All the tasks can be taught and guided by the employer, but relevant experience is desirable, no specific qualification is essential.

Where it is required, such as in Health and Safety matters, practical training and guidance will be arranged, and the care worker will be expected to attend.

Key Responsibilities

  • Meal Preparation
  • Personal Care
  • Domestic Care
  • Social + Leisure activities
  • Support to remain independent

  • Essential PA Guide
  • Safeguarding Adults/Children
  • Moving & Handling
  • Food Hygiene

  • Full UK driving license
  • Can drive a motability equipped car

  • Safe Administration of Medication

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