Job Details

Live in carer : £3200 - £4,000 per month

Hampshire, United Kingdom, GBP 3200 - 4000 per month, Self Employed

Posted: 3 days ago

Description

As a live-in carer, you’ll provide personal care, help with household chores and getting out and about. Above all else, you’ll provide companionship and emotional support – even just a chat over a cup of tea and sharing moments watching their favourite TV show – while you’re living with them.

 

Job description:

  • Companionship – sharing conversation and spending time together
  • Personal care – assisting with bathing, dressing and, when necessary, continence support
  • Helping with mobility – assistance getting around the home and up / down stairs
  • Overseeing medication – all according to the customer’s care plan
  • Household chores – help around the home, such as vacuuming or washing clothes
  • Potential gardening and lawn mowing
  • Preparing, cooking, ordering, collecting meals
  • Running errands – assisting with tasks such as shopping or picking up prescriptions
  • Other medical support – extra training is provided for more complex support needs as well as first aid training

 

The essential requirements for the role are:

  • A compassionate nature and good communication skills
  • The passion to really make a difference to someone’s life
  • Strong enough to help with mobility
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Excellent level of English, both spoken and written
  • Ability and qualification to drive
  • An understanding of Mum’s condition so they can act or advise accordingly

 

Personality Criteria for Mum’s Carer

  • Kind
  • Dependable
  • Helpful
  • Witty
  • Sense of humour
  • Conversational
  • Bubbly
  • Have ideas and suggestions to keep mum stimulated and entertained
  • Interested in culture - travel, royalty, TV 
  • Likes gardens / even working in the garden
  • OK to take / push a wheelchair / accompany Jill on trips – locally when weather good, or abroad to Paris or Dusseldorf
  • Someone who knows Spain or France or Italy well (even possibility to travel there together on occasions)
  • Able to manage the luggage and helping mum in a wheelchair at same time
  • Spanish or French speaker is good as first language as long as English is good too
  • Happy to organise and get takeaway food
  • Happy to be ‘independent’ and look after themselves when mum watching TV (most evenings)
  • OK if disturbed at night-time if mum needs help going to loo
  • Happy to be on call on days off if emergency
  • Accompany on wi trips etc
  • Manage pills
  • Manage regular Dr / consultant appts
  • Manage, organise and action Mum’s social calendar (post Covid)

 

Not

  • Bossy
  • Smoker
  • Fussy
  • Easily offended
  • Too much of an organiser (needs to suggest but not dictate)

 

Job Details

jd2.11.20
01/07/2021
Full Time
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Self Employed
GBP 3200 - 4000 per month