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Live in Carer Companion in Chigwell

1 year ago

Location: Essex, Chigwell

Experience: 2 years

Salary: £100 to £120 net per day

A family in Chigwell, Essex is looking for a patient and reliable Live In Carer Companion who can assist and care for a young adult with special care needs. The family wants the Carer to be an emotional and practical support to their loved one. The working hours for this role would be 7 days a week, time off will be discussed in advance, but the family prefers someone who is flexible.

There is a strong team of people working with a young adult on a daily basis to help with education, physical well being and independence skills so a team player is needed for this role. The care receiver enjoys physical activities such as swimming, etc. Special care needs experience isn't essential as full support and training regarding all of the care receivers care will be provided on an on-going basis and/or as required.

The Carer Companion will be responsible for

  • assistance with mobility and some aspects of personal care on occasion
  • working closely with the existing wider support team
  • cooking - breakfast, lunch, and dinner (also any snacks between meals) and giving out medication
  • keeping the home tidy and some general housekeeping duties
  • helping with personal grooming
  • assisting with bathing
  • ensuring the client is comfortable and safe

Someone who can drive would be ideal for this position. The family is looking for someone who can start as soon as possible. They have two medium sized dogs so someone pet-friendly would be advantageous.

To learn more about this role, please complete the form below and a consultant will contact you with more information.

Position ID: CJ3981

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