We are looking to recruit a female care assistant to support a female with a Spinal Injury to remain independent in her own home. Our client lives in a purpose built property in the beautiful surroundings of the Foxton area of Leicestershire.
The client is female and wishes for female only applicants due to her personal care requirements.
Pay Rate: £11.00 per hour.
Hours: Wake nights 8pm to 7am - minimum of 3 wake nights per week.
The role is to support the client in her own home and out in the community. You will be required to undertake duties such as assisting with personal care, Medication administration, food preparation, moving & handling, domestic tasks, therapy programmes, attending appointments and leisure & social activities and to support her with accessing the community. You will be required to undertake full cleaning tasks of the home, changing bed, and cooking for the client. You are also required to care for her 3 dogs by administering their meds, bathing, walking etc.
The post may also require you to accompany the client on holiday if requested.
They are looking for: Female applicants only. Applicants must have a Full Clean Driving Licence to facilitate the use of the clients own mobility vehicle. Must have own transport due to rural location of clients home. 2 years care experience essential; experience of supporting clients with Spinal Injury is desirable. You must be willing to undertake full cleaning of the home and taking care of the client’s 3 dogs.
Our client does have a number of very friendly dogs that are a big part of her day to day life so the successful team must be confident around dogs.
Other benefits are enhanced bank holiday rates, company pension facilitates, enhanced welfare schemes, access to Child Care Vouchers, Full training and opportunities to undertake Diploma qualifications.
An enhanced disclosure is required (expense to be met by employer)
"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."