Live in or Daily Housekeeper Carer

  • Job Reference: MD372B
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2020
  • Recruiter: HomeOrganisers Ltd
  • Location: Pewsey, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £33,000
  • Sector: Domestic
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Description for either a Live in or Daily Housekeeper Carer based Nr Pewsey, Wiltshire

Position: Permanent

Job Reference: MD372

Job Title: Housekeeper Carer

Location: Nr Pewsey, Wiltshire

Pets: 1 small dog

Salary: £30,000 to £33,000 gross per annum depending on experience

Holiday: Statutory

Start Date: ASAP

Hours Required: 35 hours per week over 5 days

Driver: Yes, and car provided whilst on duty.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom cottage with garden. Family would consider partner living in as well.

Summary:

A full time Housekeeper Carer is sought for an elderly couple in a Wiltshire village house. The role will be split 70% Housekeeping and 30% Care.

The ideal candidate will be flexible, resourceful, kind and will be able to help the family navigate changing needs over time. Previous experience and/or qualifications in dementia care or as a Companion are desirable.

The husband has been diagnosed with dementia, and is still relatively independent, but you will also need to be 'on call' in case of accidents and falls, and physically competent in this regard. You will occasionally be required to be present in the house while the wife is away or on overnight trips

Duties to include:

  • Cleaning and tidying of the home (part time cleaner employed)
  • Laundry and ironing including bedding
  • Administration i.e. paying bills, sourcing, and liaising with tradespeople etc
  • Cooking of meals on occasion
  • Pet care
  • Driving on occasion

HomeOrganisers Ltd acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent position. Along with your CV, you must also have an up to date DBS or be willing to obtain, along with a minimum of 2 last / current employer professional referees that are immediately contactable.

Apply for this job Please quote job reference number MD372