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Temporary Live In Carer in Richmond

6 months ago

Location: Richmond, London

Experience: 2 years

Salary: £130 to £140 a day

A compassionate and dependable temporary full-time live-in carer is sought by a lovely client based in Richmond. The role involves providing assistance to an elderly individual with various tasks within the household.

Working hours: 7 days a week, 12 hours with breaks.

Duties include:

  • provide companionship and strive to maintain client's independence
  • engaging in meaningful conversations about her interests
  • monitor the client's physical and mental condition, adapting care accordingly
  • assist with morning and bedtime routines, including personal grooming and hygiene
  • prompt and administer medications
  • ensuring the client's health needs are met
  • spend evening hours with the client, enhancing her well-being through companionship and TV time
  • keep the family informed by sending daily updates via WhatsApp
  • arrange and accompany the client to appointments and engage her in walking and activities
  • plan and organize outings like Sunday cinema trips and occasional visits to Kingston
  • facilitate virtual connections by scheduling video calls for the client
  • manage household chores, including trash disposal, recycling, and maintaining a clean living environment
  • attend to the carer's room, ensuring cleanliness and organization
  • assist with room tidying and sorting through belongings
  • take care of errands, deal with contractors, and handle finances, including petty cash and receipts
  • prepare or assist in preparing evening meals four times a week, promoting a healthy and balanced diet
  • manage the pantry and fridge, ensuring they are well-stocked and expired items are removed
  • ensure the client has provisions for self-prepared lunches on non-working days

This is a temporary position, and the candidate is expected to commence work from December 22nd through to January 2nd. 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, Temporary

Salary: £130 to £140 a day

Location: Richmond

Position ID: J1C4D

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