I am an elderly lady in Innerleithen, with visual impairment, who requires some assistance at home. I would like to remain as independent as possible but need support to do so. It is important to ensure I am safe, assist me with personal care, prepare and heat meals and provide guidance with my medication.
Hours of work
This position is to cover maternity leave so is on a temporary basis only.
Hours of work are:
Thursday – 1 hour at bedtime – times flexible by arrangement;
Friday – 1 hour at bedtime – times flexible by arrangement;
Saturday – 1 hour at bedtime – times flexible by arrangement; and
Sunday – 1 hour at bedtime – hours flexible by arrangement.
Relief cover for holidays and absence of other carers.
Rate of pay is £10.50 per hour, increasing to £11.50 per hour after 3 month probation.
Mileage is paid at a rate of 40p per mile, if the car is used as part of your duties e.g. GP or hospital visits, shopping etc.
6 weeks annual leave on a pro-rata basis.
Post subject to satisfactory references and PVG checks.