A caring and patient Carer/Support worker is required to provide essential daily care for an elderly man who has a neurological syndrome (behavioural) and epilepsy.
You will be part of a team looking after the gentleman in his own home to provide all aspects of his daily routine care including bathing, shaving, personal care, administration of medication and giving meals.
You will have a caring, flexible and patient approach to your work and be prepared to work alongside existing carers who work on a rota basis to ensure that the gentleman has full cover for his daily care. The hours you work can therefore be flexible to accommodate the right applicant's circumstances and discussed on application.
The nature of the duties involved can sometimes be physical, for example, the use of a hoist (experience required) so it is important that you are reasonably physically well.
Previous, proven experience of care work is essential due to the nature of care required. You will understand that It is essential to be timely, reliable, trustworthy, able to provide safe care and able to build caring relationships.
As your duties will take place in the patient's own home, you will be respectful of the home environment and of other members of the household and appreciate the importance of confidentiality.
If you think you would be a good match for this rewarding position, please get in touch, stating your previous experience to arrange an interview to discuss the position in more detail together with the hours you will be able to cover. We look forward to hearing from you.
Variable, weekends, Annual leave cover, bank staff, subject to arrangement.