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SOCIAL/PERSONAL CARE: 15 HRS A WEEK TO START SEPT 2022 (POSTED 02/08/2022)

I am 41 and have experience numerous heart attacks and suffer with anxiety and depression. When not ill, I would describe myself as 'bubbly' with a good sense of humour. I am an animal lover (have two house cats) and enjoy going to coffee shops. I use a walking stick when outside to help support me. I can get very tired sometimes due to health issues.

WHEN I WILL NEED YOU
I have a current PA who will be providing basic training on the role to the successful applicant.
The start date is 5th Sept
15 hours a week
5 hours every other day [Monday, Wednesday and Friday]

WHY I NEED YOU
To support me around the home and when out in the community on days I am able to. I require support from someone who has experience in mental health and improving a persons wellbeing on 'down days'.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Personal Care
- Domestic chores
- Nutrition and drinks
- Social and community

PERSONAL CARE
I require reassurance and support getting in and out of my bath to ensure i dont slip/fall.
I need support to apply foot cream after washing.
I may sometimes need support emptying my commode.

DOMESTIC
• Making sure I have essentials nearby when I am in bed on 'bad days'
• Ensuring floors and walkways are clean and clear [I uses the walls for support]
• Laundry and changing bedding
• Emptying bins
• Cat tray, Cat bowls, Putting stuff/washing away

NUTRITION and DRINKS
I require support with prepping meals for the week (breakfast & dinner)
I require support making drinks (coffees/juices) on days I am unable to.

SOCIAL and COMMUNITY
Support me by car/taxi to get my weekly shopping. I may require support carrying bags.
I enjoy going to coffee shops so would like time to socialise (whilst getting my breath back) during shopping days.

CONTACT
If you are interested in applying, please call or text me on 07463734393.
Please call between 9am - 6pm Monday-Friday.

Genders which may apply for this job – Female

Hours per week – 15

Hourly rate – 10

Area – Central Portsmouth

Driving licence required – Yes

Employer has pets – Yes

Employer is smoker – Yes

Required care experience – Mental Health, Personal Care (Washing), Unpaid Experience (Caring for Family, Unpaid Experience (Caring for Family, Friends or Neighbours), Unpaid Experience (Caring for Family), Unpaid Experience (Caring for Friends or Neighbours), Volunteer Role

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