Skip to content

Text size:


Live in carer required in Cowes – Posted 06/03/2019 Reposted

Experienced carer required to live in and care for an "End of Life", bedridden 92year old lady who has vascular dementia.
The care rota would be shared with another live in, which can be flexible. Weekly or up to three week rota on, week/3 week off, rota.

Carers role is to assist with all general nursing care needed for everyday living, including supporting client to drink and eat and personal hygiene. It would be beneficial to have experience in bed management and slide sheet skills.
Some household duties to be included as necessary such as light cleaning, laundry and cooking and occasional food shopping if required.

An outside carer visits morning and evening to assist with the personal care. A night sleeper is employed to cover the night shift.

A warm, compassionate, gentle, enthusiastic, reliable person is essential, who is positive and happy to be part of a care team. Non-smoker.

A care plan is in place which the care team follow. A family member is available to support and discuss any concerns.

A double bedroom is provided including board. Beautiful location, the sea being 2 minutes walk from the house and a five minute walk into Cowes town.

The live in carer will work 8hrs a day, so covering 10 hours with a 2hour break.

References and an up to date DBS certificate and personal insurance required.

If interested please contact Penny tel: 07484 622797 or email:

Genders which may apply for this job – Female

Hours per week – 12 hours with a 2 hour break. ( Total 10 hours)

Hourly rate – £100 per day, £700 a week

Area – Cowes

Driving licence required – No

Employer has pets – No

Employer is smoker – No

Required care experience – dressing and toileting, Medication training, Mental health, Personal care e.g. one or all of these tasks; washing, dressing and toileting

Noticeboard Advice

For your privacy and protection when applying for a job online:

  • Never provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction.
  • By applying for a job using this site you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the terms and conditions for use of this site.