Job Ref: RC/DC | Permanent | Swindon SN6 | Hourly Rate £10-£11 | Closing Date: 6th Sept. 2019

Job Overview:

To provide care during periods when main carer has other commitments.

Main Duties:
• Assistance with some personal care
• Preparation of food & drink at meal times (Wiltshire Farm Food meals are available to cook if unable to prepare fresh meals)
• Getting Client up, washed & dressed in morning (If covering early Morning)
• Getting Client undressed, washed & into Bed (If covering late evening)
• Supervising Medication.
• Driving Client to recreational visits & supervising them whilst there (typically Cotswold Wildlife Park, Roves Farm,     Local Garden Centre etc.)
• Ensuring Client is safe at all times, especially when moving around own home
• Engaging with the client as appropriate (e.g. talking / guiding / suggesting)

Hours: 

These are typically odd evenings 18:00 to 22:30, and odd Saturdays or Sundays 07:00 to 18:00. Occasionally may require overnight cover.
To provide 24 hour cover for a few days as part of a team of carers (Typically 8 hour shift in 24 hour period)
Exact times & dates to be confirmed 7 days in advance.


Ideal Candidate:
• Reliable person who can work irregular flexible hours, predominantly but not exclusively, evenings & weekends
• Can cook fresh meals of the client’s choice (as a minimum, must be able to cook & serve appropriate cold or         ready meals).
• Pleasant patient personality
• Good Team Worker (More than one Relief Worker is required, for occasions when 24 hour care is required. If     Candidate can only work evenings or only work weekends they can still be considered as part of the team)
• Enhanced DBS Check
• Legally Able To Work in UK

Essential Criteria:
Full Driving Licence: Clean Licence
Gender: Female
(Personal Care Only)

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To apply please email your CV with the job reference 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.