Live in carer / support worker

Solo Support Services Ltd

4 days ago

£850/per week

Job Description

Urgently looking for a female live-in carer/support worker to care for a 35-year-old lady with complex health needs. 

She requires support with all personal care tasks, companionship, her mobility, functional seizures, preparation of food and maintaining her two-bedroomed bungalow.  She uses a power chair always outside of the home and has a wheelchair-adapted vehicle that is required to be driven to take her on outings to the shops, or walks or craft fairs.

We are looking for someone who is good fun with a sense of humour, reliable, proactive, able to anticipate and react quickly, uses their initiative, can proffer conversation, is a driver over 25 for insurance purposes. 

The person will have to adhere to strict rules regarding smells, no smoking or vaping and no spray deodorant or perfume, roll on deodorant only and specific washing clothes detergent and bland hair products. 

Previous live-in care experience desirable, experience with mild autism helpful.  Full training provided by shadowing her Mother and online mandatory training required. 

5.6 weeks holiday pay pro rata.  A two-week on/off rota or other combination. 

If you are interested in applying, please send a covering letter and your CV to office@solosupportservices.co.uk or please ring the office on 0345 241 5565 to request an application form. 

(The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974)

Please be advised that decisions regarding applications and employment are made in conjunction with our client. Therefore, applications will be shared with them for consideration.  We will anonymise all information provided to us to ensure your data is kept confidential prior to an offer of an interview. You can view our privacy policy on our website: www.solosupportservices.co.uk/aboutus

Job Details

Job Ref:

LDLSOLO1

Start Date:

ASAP

Location:

Woodville, Derbyshire, UK

Salary:

£850/per week

Employment type:

Full Time

Working Term:

Employed (PAYE)