If you have a calling to be a carer, we are calling you.
A new part time, permanent position has arisen to assist a disabled man, who also depends on a wheelchair for mobility.
Work is based at his home (a village 15 minutes drive from Haddington,) the standard hours will be 9.00 until 16.00 on Saturday and Sunday. These timings could be slightly modified by mutual agreement. Rate of pay £13.00 per hour.
The successful applicant will be dedicated to working with the disabled client. He / she should be able to engage the client, involving him in a range of activities within a varied daily programme, which would be enjoyable and provide stimulation, involvement and interest to engage both client and carer.
There is a wheelchair accessible vehicle provided to facilitate outings to events and local destinations; a driving licence will be necessary.
This is not a nursing post although some duties do include feeding, drinking, bathing and cleaning.
At home, a hoist facility and manual support are available appropriately, when needed.
The applicant must be fun loving, trustworthy, reliable, able to work independently, and on own initiative.
For more information, please download the job description by clicking on the following link job description BA WN EL november 2023
How to apply
Please apply as soon as possible by sending in your CV and covering letter. CV should quote reference BA WN EL and be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org