Job ref: LC/BC | Permanent | Swindon SN25 | Pay Rate: £12.50 per hour | Closing date: 31/03/2020

Job Overview

Disabled young lady with numerous long-term health conditions requires support with day to day living and being a mum to 2 primary aged children. Experience of the care sector is an advantage but not essential. Good judgement, good instincts and a positive attitude with a sense of humour outweigh experience.

Hours - Flexible 7- 10 per week and bank hours

Hourly rate = £12.50

Main Duties

- Personal care when required in emptying commode when in use
- Prepare meals for family (Usually recipe box meals)
- Household chores/ cleaning/ tidying
- Assist with Physiotherapy
- Support attending medical appointments
- Assist with childcare (Encourage children to clean up after themselves/ get into pjs/ brush teeth etc)
- Play board games/ Companionship
- Support with food shopping
- Access the community (Pottery/ Painting/ Coffees)
- Drop daughter at dance class

Idea Candidate

- Likes cats (2 very friendly boys)
- Able to drive employers large car
- Friendly and chatty
- Understanding of chronic illnesses
- Experience with Autistic children/ Anxiety
- Experience in Emergency situations e.g. Fall/ Asthma attack etc

Essential Criteria

- Punctual, reliable and trustworthy
- Treats people with dignity and respect
- Positive attitude
- Confidentiality and discretion
- Self motivated and able to work on own initiative
- Flexible
- Able to load wheelchair in and out of car
- Full clean UK driving licence

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

To apply:

Please contact Enham Trust on 01752 547255 or send a full CV and covering letter to [email protected]

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers.