Live in Carer/Companion/Housekeeper Job

Location UK, Greater London, Marble Arch
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £negotiable
Job Number  97707
Created 19 January 2022

Live in Carer/Companion/Housekeeper job

A delightful elderly lady and her daughter who live in a beautiful apartment with private square and gardens in Marble Arch are looking for a Live in Carer/Companion/Housekeeper to help them out.

The elderly lady has some mobility issues however her daughter is at home throughout the day to assist in any way.

Duties may include:

  • Light cleaning, dusting, laundry/ironing
  • Assisting the elderly lady with getting to the toilet from her chair
  • Using a hoist to commode
  • Assisting the elderly lady with showering and dressing and any personal care, plus any needs throughout your working hours
  • If doing the night shift assisting the lady to the toilet during the night (minimum twice a week)
  • Helping the lady gain confidence with day to day activities
  • Occasionally helping the daughter cook – Kosher kitchen – they eat lots of healthy fruit, vegetables, cold meats, fish, chicken and pasta.

The elderly lady has a physio visit daily. The ideal candidate will love culture, have an interest in ballet, music, travel, be kind, respectful and responsible. You must be careful due to covid and be happy to build a lovely relationship with both ladies and become part of the family.

You will be required to speak loudly to the elderly lady. You are essentially an extra pair of hands for the daughter to help her mother as she works full time.

House: large 3 bedroom apartment split across two levels

Hours: (you can take breaks as you wish throughout the day - either long break in afternoon, or short breaks often)

  • 8.00am start to wash the lady in the morning about 8.30am/9.00am and then doing light housekeeping - bedrooms
  • Lunch around 1.00pm altogether if you want but you don't have to
  • Eat supper 7pm altogether if you want but you don't have to
  • Watches 10pm news and then wash at 10.30pm before bed
  • Help 2 nights per week with assisting the lady to the toilet (typically once a night)

You must be double/triple vaccinated.

Accommodation for live in: Your own double bedroom, bathroom and good storage. You can sleep in or out on your days off 

Salary: £negotiable

Start: ASAP

Vacancy Number: 97707

Consultant to contact: Dominique Keen (Live in) 

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