Job Details

Live in Carer

£109 ,

Posted: 1 day ago


Looking for a carer who can cover for me while I go home to South Africa from approximately the 29th August to the 15th September and over the Christmas period.

The client needs advanced care, she is bed ridden and immobile after a stroke earlier this year. She is both urinary and feacally incontinent and wears pads and she is no longer able to speak properly. However, she still has a good sense of humour and on good days makes a concerted effort to have a conversation.

The carer must have the following experience :

Manual handling with a sling and floor hoist
Bed bathing
Changing of pads in situ
Dietary consideration for someone who has had a stroke (i.e slightly softer food etc, but not moosh)
Personal care
Dispensing of Controlled drugs (Butec patch) and codeine when necessary.

The carer must have the following attributes :

Very patient (as the client tries to talk, however, cannot be understood most of the time)
A soft and caring disposition (client very sensitive to loud noises)
Well spoken with a good sense of humour
Must love animals, as there is a family dog and cat that comes to stay.

Statutory Requirements

Carer must have latest DBS
Registered with the on-line service
Full CV
At least two contactable references
British driver license/Driver

The house is modern, a new barn conversion with own room and shower room, on a huge property in Somerset. Access to TV in the sitting room and WIFI, there is a car for use by the carer if they don’t have their own car.

The daily rate is £109

Job Details

Somerset, United Kingdom