1 Oct '20
Nurse / Home Care Assistant / Caregiver

Medical, Western Cape Franschhoek

R 5000 Monthly

Nurse / Home Care Assistant / Caregiver / Auxiliary Nurse

Purpose of this position:

  • To provide home care to a lady who needs assistance with recovery from a stroke.
  • To provide comfort and companionship, ensure optimal comfort and help promote dignity while bringing peace of mind and respite for the family

Experience required:

  • This position requires no academic qualifications
  • 10+ years’ experience working with the elderly is essential
  • Preference shall be given to applicants with Hospice or Old Age Home working experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence

Summary of the role:

This is a live in position. We are looking for a caring, soft spoken communicator who can provide assistance to a lady in her 70s who recently had a stroke. You will be required to assist a stroke patient with all her living requirements during the day whilst her husband is at work. The Husband is an elderly gentleman (75 years old) who works in the construction / maintenance industry in the Franschhoek area. You will be required to provide companionship and assistance in caring and feeding the stroke patient and most importantly maintain a rehabilitation program.

Daily duties shall be to encourage daily rehabilitation exercises and keep a record of medication as well as manage behavioural matters and report same to the family on a daily and weekly basis.

You will be provided a vehicle for emergency use only and shall have access to all living facilities that include DSTV and own living quarters in an upstairs loft / apartment type living space.

Other Benefits: Living in Position, DSTV and use of Vehicle

Ad Visible Until: 31 October 2020
Ref: CT001435/GJ

Vacancy Type: Permanent