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Live In Carer in Richmond

7 months ago

Location: Richmond, London

Experience: 2 years

Salary: £500 to £580 a week

A full-time live-in carer is needed in the Richmond area to provide companionship and prepare meals when needed.

Working hours: Friday: 8 AM; Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM - 1 PM, 4 PM - 9 PM.

Duties include:

  • support the client in maintaining as much independence as possible
  • providing necessary care and companionship
  • engage in active conversation and attentive listening to the client's interests and needs
  • maintain a vigilant awareness of the client's physical and mental condition
  • promptly addressing any changes observed.
  • assist the client in daily routines, including mornings and evenings
  • helping with tasks like hair and nail care
  • administer and manage medications,
  • providing timely reminders and necessary assistance
  • accompany and spend an hour with the client in the evening, engaging in activities such as watching TV
  • keep the family informed by providing daily updates through WhatsApp, including managing video calls
  • coordinate and transport the client to appointments
  • engaging in walking exercises and various activities
  • organize occasional outings to places like Richmond, the cinema on Sundays, or trips to Kingston via bus or taxi
  • maintain cleanliness by handling tasks such as trash and recycling management, tidying rooms, and managing the Carer's room
  • assist with household organization, including sorting books and cupboards, running errands, and coordinating with contractors
  • manage petty cash or card transactions, keeping accurate records and organizing receipts
  • cooking duties involve preparing or assisting in the preparation of evening meals four times a week and ensuring a well-stocked pantry and fridge
  • make sure the client has provisions for lunch on days when the Carer is not present.

The client is looking for someone to start on November 3rd. They require someone who has a valid UK residence permit.

If you are interested in this position please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information.

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £500 to £580 a week

Location: Richmond

Position ID: J1882R


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