Support worker required for an Elderly Lady

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£10.85 gross per hour
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An experienced female support worker who is reliable, punctual, and flexible is required to support an elderly lady based in Southwark SE1(Borough). The ideal candidate would live locally within about a 5 mile radius of Borough.


The ideal candidate should have previous experience working with older people in their own homes and possess a calm, kind and caring disposition.


The candidate should be trustworthy, very compassionate and respectful. They will need to have a professional work ethic with the highest regard to confidentiality and discretion. They will need to be extremely clean, know how to cook and be able to follow precise instructions.

The candidate will need to follow the lady’s instructions and support her with cleaning, personal care, shopping, cooking and support her with reading and writing correspondence. A good level of English is required


A level 2 Diploma in Health and Social care is desirable as well as a recent enhanced DBS and checkable references


Proof of entitlement to work in the UK will be required at interview.

An Enhanced Disclosure Barring Check will be required for this position.


Due to the specific requirements of the role, consideration will only be given to Female candidates; this is in line with Equality Act 2010 guidelines on Genuine Occupational Requirements. Section 9; Schedule 83 [Work: Exceptions] (Part 1; Occupational Requirements) - applies to this post.


‘Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus’

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