Live In Carer, Private Client, Cambs., no agency, photo , CV, cover ltr, dbs, refs. please

Private Employer

6 days ago

£980 - 1200/per week

Job Description

A kind, female live-in carer (already living in the UK) required for single, friendly, 66-year-old, male electric wheelchair user with full mental capacity.

Seven days per week in shifts of between two and thirteen weeks.

Regular and/or Emergency, Bank , Contingency assignments required.

Ongoing requirement.

Face-to-face interview either video eg Skype or physical required. Shadow handover should be available. Skeleton daily routine and detailed care plan available.

Essentials:

Female, References, CV, cover letter, DBS check, paid PA experience, UK based with right to work in UK, good understanding of English, Kind, Honest. Driver, aged over 25, recent photo on profile or supplied by email. Face-to-face interview.

Desirable:

Non-Smoker, common sense, open-minded, empathetic, sense of humour, flexible, willing, cheerful, patient, hygienic, friendly, respectful, laid back, organised, fit, healthy, reliable, fast learner, responsible, efficient, conscientious, resourceful, hard-working, considerate, good cook, intelligent, compassionate. 

I need assistance with:

Personal Care, Bathing/Showering, Dressing, Transferring (by ceiling track hoist), Preparing meals, Washing dishes, Cleaning, Laundry, Shopping, Exercise. Night assistance rarely required. Pro Care Air alternating pressure relief mattress with Frontier Medical Toto lateral automatic turning system underneath.

In my 2 bedroomed adapted bungalow (ramp, electronic front door, wet room, Geberit wash dry toilet, ceiling track hoist) in quiet village with amenities (post office, Tesco, buses, etc) within walking distance of a nature reserve.

Restrictions: Carer cannot watch live TV on any channel or service, or BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer because there is no TV license at my address. No alcohol to be consumed during assignment.

About Me:

I respect body autonomy, unalienable rights and human rights. I was born in England and I have an average body build. I do not have any pets. I cannot walk but I am not paralysed. My joints are damaged. I have restricted upper body range of motion and use special cutlery. I have Marfan syndrome, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

I have a van with tail lift but cannot drive it myself. I would describe myself as: honest, considerate, open-minded, intelligent, kind, with sense of humour, empathetic, friendly, easy-going, organised, respectful, hygienic, logical.

My interests:

Books, wildlife and nature, world cinema, sunshine, organic food, classical music, 1950 -1970s music, research, the arts. I travelled a lot when I was younger. I have not watched TV for over 30 years, I do not follow the mainstream media. I do my own research and thinking.

Salary/Benefits: £980-1200 / per week  Depending on experience.

Bedroom provided including free wired internet service, utilities, own fridge in kitchen, free time. Use of wheelchair-accessible van (with tail lift).

Job Details

Job Ref:

GF02

Location:

Somersham, Cambridgeshire, UK

Salary:

£980 - 1200/per week

Employment type:

Full Time

Working Term:

Self Employed