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Domestic Cleaner / Companion

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Suffolk Independent Living
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
£10 ph
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
07 February 2020 01:00 PM
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6 hpw, 10am - midday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Lady living with husband, cat and two very large dogs is looking for someone that can come in and take on domestic tasks that are difficult from a wheelchair.

You must be large dog friendly - two Newfoundland's (one is a one year old and thinks it's still a puppy).

This is an interesting opportunity to use your own interests and skills to influence the companionship part of the role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Domestic cleaning
  • Domestic tiding
  • Respectful of dog training needs
  • Companionship
  • Occasion light personal care (dressing and nail painting etc.)
  • Inspirational activities using your skills.

Key skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Self-direction of tasks
  • Friendly and happy disposition
  • Prepared to work in a smokers home
  • Driving license desirable, but not essential
  • Interest or skills such as gardening, DIY, crafts, music, etc.

Personal specification (Essential):

  • Confident with large dogs and respect the training that is in place for them
  • Confident and able to self-direct their own tasks without prompting
  • Someone who is trustworthy and respects my confidentiality
  • Able to follow instructions when required.

Personal specification (Desirable):

  • Lives locally to my home
  • Similar interests to me
  • Good attention to detail in their work role
  • Someone who has access to their own car.

Summary terms and conditions:

  • You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role
  • The annual holiday entitlement for this position will be equivalent to the work I would normally expect to be done during 5.6 consecutive weeks.

To get a copy of the full job description and an application form for this position, please call (01473) 603876 or email: suffolk@silmail.org quoting SILREF: 4385.

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