Female Personal Care Assistant required to provide care to an elderly lady living in the Wheatley Hill area of Durham.
Hours and rate
18 per week - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10 am to 4 pm, however, this can be negotiated. Also will be required to provide holiday/sickness cover for other staff members which may include the very occasional overnight support.
The lady has Dementia with limited mobility and requires support with her day to day living.
This involves a high level of:
Administration of medication
Due to the ladies dementia, the carer should have a patient disposition with a flexible approach to their role and be willing to complete any relevant professional development training.
The carer would be expected to be punctual. reliable and be willing to work as a team member.
Experience would be preferred but not necessary as relevant training will be provided.
A DBS will be required but the cost will be paid for by the employer