Job Details

Dementia Live In Care job in Bromley, North Kent : £550 per week

Bromley, London, United Kingdom, GBP 550 per week Overtime for bank holidays., Self Employed

Posted: 1 day ago

Description

This is a direct role for a new live-in carer to provide assistance to an elderly woman in her home. 

 

The lady has had dementia for seven years. She has a cheerful personality and is generally an easy person to look after. She is recovering from a recent hospital stay and is in the process of regaining her mobility. There is a great opportunity for you to build a long, warm relationship.

 

Duties will include support with all aspects of her daily living such as helping her to wash, dress and undress, toileting, bathing, prompting medication, meal preparation, cleaning and housekeeping. You will have the main responsibility for the care and running of the house. You will be working directly with the client’s family who will be happy to support you. You will usually be on your own with her in the house, so previous live-in dementia care or nursing experience is essential.

 

This role is shared between two carers and we would expect you to work three weeks on, three weeks off, depending on your circumstances, but this is negotiable.

 

The house is in Bromley, North Kent with a lot of local facilities and close to London.

 

You MUST be currently eligible to work in the UK, be of good character, well presented, fit and active. You must also be kind, patient and prepared to respect and fit in with her lifestyle. You need to be organised and able to work alone and on your own initiative.

As a live-in carer you will need, as a minimum, previous experience in the care of dementia patients and the ability to run a home.

 

Working Hours & Time Off

You will be working for 7 days per week and can expect to be available to the client although the work will not be demanding for the whole of this period.  Working Hours Agreement will be discussed with you prior to commencement.

 

Food, Accommodation

Food and accommodation is provided by the family during the three week shift. There is a private bedroom with a double bed. There are wardrobes and cupboards for your use. There is also free high speed wifi in the house, as well as digital TV in two rooms.

 

Pay

The salary for this self employed live-in care position will be £550.00 per week(negotiable). 


Additional Pay

Additional pay rates for Bank Holidays.

 

Work permits and Checks

You must have a right to work in the UK (EU passport or Visa, etc.), which you will have to prove by documentation.

An enhanced criminal records check, along with satisfactory interviews with the family members will need to be completed before we can offer this position.

 

Limitations

Please do not apply if you don’t have care experience of caring for the elderly with dementia or don’t have the right to work in the UK.

 

Please do apply if you have years of care experience, want to form a long term strong relationship with a lovely lady, help improve her life and want a comfortable house with your own room during your shift and full support of the family.

 

Email northkentcares@gmail.com to apply with CV, your dementia care experience and contact details to arrange an interview.

In your reply please try and answer the following points specifically:

 

  1. Do you have a National Insurance Number? 

  2. Relevant training and experience with hoist and assisted walking frame transfers e.g. bed to chair

  3. Do you understand that this job opportunity is only available to self-employed persons? 

  4. If you are not registered as self-employed with HMRC, are you willing to register?

  5. Do you have an up-to-date CV with references, referees names and telephone numbers and / or e-mail addresses so we can contact them? 

  6. Do you have DBS clearance? 

  7. Are you a fluent English speaker? 

  8. Do you have a mobile telephone? If yes, what is your mobile telephone number? 

  9. If successful, how soon could you start?

Job Details

07/10/19
13/11/2019
Full Time
Bromley, London, United Kingdom
Self Employed
GBP 550 per week, Overtime for bank holidays.