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Carer

Location: Redditch, Midlands Rate of Pay: £700 per working week

Hours per Week: 1 week on, 1 week off

Job Reference: W0107BW Expires: 14th January 2018

About the Employer

I am a 26 year old male with Cerebral Palsy. I need complete care and am an electric wheelchair user. I enjoy socialising with my friends and am a sports enthusiast especially football and enjoy attending sporting events. I play poker on a regular basis and go to the casino once a month. I am easy going and have a positive outlook on live; I try to look at what I can do rather than what I can’t do.

I am looking for a carer who will facilitate my right to live as independent a lifestyle as possible.


Summary of Duties

Your duties would include:

General

Maintain confidentiality, preserving privacy and maintaining a constant professional approach (this includes ensuring information in respect of myself is not posted on Social Media)

Maintain timesheets keeping them complete and up to date

Arrive at work on time and inform me if you are going to be late

Establish a close working relationship on a one-to-one basis and discuss and             resolve problems as they arise

Needs may vary on a daily basis, therefore duties and tasks could alter accordingly

Personal Care 

Washing/showering, dressing and getting out of bed

Changing pads as I am doubly incontinent

Assistance with feeding most meals

Household Chores 

General housework

Laundry

Preparing and cooking meals

Socialising

Escort me to and from social and recreational activities, supporting and supervising me

during participation in:

Taking me to meet my friends

Going to the cinema and day’s out

Casino night out once a month

Local poker evenings

Playing games on the Playstation

Attending sporting events

Taking me to football training weekly and tournaments

This is not an exhaustive list and other tasks may be requested


The Person They Are Looking For

The ability to work on their own initiative, however willing to follow instruction.

Be a car driver

Have good verbal and communication skills.

Have a clean and Tidy Nature

Carework experience.

Be willing to learn or have knowledge of my disability.

The ability to respect the rights, choices and dignity of an individual

Have a good sense of humour

Be Honest and Trustworthy

Have similar interests and ability to build up a rapport

Flexibilty and Reliability


The Times Required

To be discussed. Interviews will take place w/b 22nd January 2018


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