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ms Alison Mackenzie - Stornoway

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

Semi retired nurse with experience in psychiatry & work with autistic spectrum disorder young people
Have done various appropriate training courses suitable to both posts, have also already worked on one to one basis with young male wheelchair user as p/a.

Personal Interests

I am middle aged widowed lady, mum of one.
I like all outdoor activities and walk a lot, swim listen to music and like to interact with people from all walks of life

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Mornings Mornings Mornings Mornings Mornings N/a N/a
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

From time to time I may be away, holiday or family visiting but mainly at home & would be willing to come & go with service user when necessary.


Alexanderina (Lexa) Foulger - Stornoway

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

SVQ Health & Social Care Level 2
Moving & Handling
Medication
Confidentiality & Whistleblowing

Personal Interests

Walking, Reading, Knitting, Internet, Cycling

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Variable Variable Variable Variable Variable Variable Variable
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

Some days I may only be available between 1 pm and 7pm


Donna Smith - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

I have training and experience in working with clients who have been in need of Palliative Care, Personal Care and also clients who have been diagnosed with Dementia.
I have also had training in First Aid, Food Hygiene, Moving & Handling and Risk Assessment.
I have Personal Injury Insurance and am also insured to take clients out in my car.

Personal Interests

My personal Interest include reading, gardening, Internet, knitting, visiting and chatting to people.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2pm-5pm 2pm-5pm 2pm-5pm 2pm-5pm 2pm-5pm
Overnight Cover
No
Times unavailable

Tuesdays and Sundays

Home phone: 01851 701677
Mobile phone: 07444118061

Lu Shaw - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Training / Skills

SVQ2 in health and social care
Dementia, medicine and moving and handling training up to date.
Haccp and food hygiene certificates
15 years in care work including home Care, nursing homes, young disabled, children's homes , MS, autism spectrum disorders, palliative care, specific experience of overnight care for a person with sleep apnoea.

Personal Interests

Sewing, craft work, playing guitar and ukulele and singing.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Overnight Overnight Overnight Overnight Overnight Overnight Overnight
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

Daytimes during school holidays.
Christmas


Ingried Boussaroque - Barra

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

Lots of experience in counselling, but no official training (though working on it)
Lots of teaching experience, with adults and kids
I've been part for 2 years of a program in Montreal (Canada) that brought music to people in "long-term care".
I also conducted a choir for elderly and isolated people

Personal Interests

Music, movies, yoga, running, dance, books

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
usually free usually free usually free usually free usually free usually free usually free
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

I'm self employed, so my schedule is really varying a lot, but I generally have good availabilities when I'm on the island.


Jason John Bell Hall - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

In previous employment I have worked with people who have had additional learning needs and people who have been visually impaired.
While presently employed, I volunteer at the Second Chance furniture upcycling shop in Stornoway.
I work along side and offer guidance to other volunteers who currently receive social support.
I have a current first aid qualification, a full clean drivers license and have my own car.

Personal Interests

I like animals, going for walks, D.I.Y. and spending time with family and friends

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All Day All Day
Overnight Cover
No
Times unavailable

Joanna George - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Training / Skills

I have had eight years lived experience of supporting people with brain injury. Other experience includes accompanying elderly folk to shops & appointments etc., offering craft workshops to individuals with disabilities and mental problems & some experience of relief care work (private and NHS).
Main skills - doing activities with individuals to keep mind and body active, patience, kindness, postive attitude, understanding of a wide range of mental health problems including anger and paranoia issues.
Courses:
Understanding traumatic brain injury.
Training in Level I and Level II - EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) with a particular interest in overcoming PTSD.

Personal Interests

Spiritual outlook on life. Enjoy nature, creative arts, gardening and outdoor activities.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
all day all day all day all day all day all day
Overnight Cover
No
Times unavailable

I am self employed so can arrange suitable days/times with you to fit your needs. Don't work Sundays.


ANGUS MACMILLAN - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

Moving & Handling

Personal Interests

Gaelic. Sport. Church.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day All day All day All day All day All day
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

Norman MacKay - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

I have full insurance.
Use of a car which is fully insured to take you out shopping, appointments, visiting to name a few.
I help my wife care for my Mother in Law who lives with us and has Alzheimers.
there are many types of people needing assistance and over the years i have helped people with various illnesses and disabilities.

Personal Interests

Motorcycles, walking, socialising

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day All day All day All day All day
Overnight Cover
No
Times unavailable

Usually only on my agreed holidays


Sarah Mackenzie - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Training / Skills

I currently work as a specialist carer
I've worked with Ark Housing Association, working with vulnerable people .
I've done medication training and moving and handling.
I was also hairdressing for 8 years so comes in handy for keeping people stylish.

Personal Interests

Been able to help someone is apart of my daily life. Just to see the satisfaction of others in need makes my life worth living .
I do love to keep fit and try my hardest to stay healthy.
I'm a very willing caring person.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
I've got a 4 week rota on week 1 I do 3-10 mon and tue wed I do an 8 -3 thurs an 3-10 Fri an 8 till 3 off sat sun Week 2 mon tue.then wed thurs I'm on nights shift so off Fri sat sun Week 3mon tue night shift of wed thurs on Fri 8 -3 sat 8-3 sun 3-10 Week 4 of monday tue 3-10wed 3-10 thurs 8-3 then Friday I have off. Sat I'm working 3-10 sun 8-3 At this moment my rota is on week 1 .
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

Denise Johnstone - South Uist

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
No
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

I have worked as Heath Care assistant in hospital for the last 11 yrs so I can help in all aspects of personal care

Personal Interests

I have a great intrested In my family tree having spent a long time on research
Swimming
Meeting friends for tea and a chat
My family and grandchildren

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day All day All day All day All day All day All day
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

None


Margaret Smith - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

20 years experience in domiciliary in the private sector and also in care homes.

Personal Interests

Baking, walking, reading, knitting, animals

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Afternoon Morning Not available All day Afternoon
Overnight Cover
No
Times unavailable

Willing to be flexible where days and times are concerned.


Morag Macleod - Isle of Harris

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

Food & Hygiene certificate
Moving & Handling
Medication

Personal Interests

Reading
Kinitting
Walking
Baking

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 12 noon - 3pm Not available
Overnight Cover
No
Times unavailable
Mobile phone: 07787837419

Victoria Silver - Stornoway

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

I am currently employed (part-time) with the Council as a carer for people living at homes with tracheostomies. Prior to that I looked after my ninety year old grandfather for 18 months before he went into care. I was previously an environmental consultant! While I am still working part-time I would be happy to help others and have flexible hours. I spent five months training in the hospital and have completed a number of additional council run care related courses including moving and handling, tracheostomy care, and a day course in health care. I also hold a swedish massage diploma and first aid.

Personal Interests

I love art and sports! I run, swim, ski, draw, and travel as much as possible. I also love reading, interior design and gardening.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
mornings (two thursdays a month), evenings (two a month) all day (two fridays a month) Mornings Afternoons
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

I'm part of a four week rolling rota, so my ability varies week to week.


Pauline Ann Pearson - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

Elementary Food Hygiene certificate and have worked with young adults with various abilities over many
years.
I'm friendly and enthusiastic with good communication skills.

Personal Interests

Gardening, cooking, eating, walking, reading, eeting people, visiting various historic places throughout
the UK. I enjoy sewindgand painting but I'm not an expert.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day Not available Not available All day All day All day All day
Overnight Cover
No
Times unavailable

4 weeks annual holiday within a year.


MRS CHRISSIE MARY CAMPBELL(ISMAY) - Isle of Lewis

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
Yes
Access to a car
Yes
Level of support offered
Training / Skills

I have personal experience of providing palliative and dementia care. Have worked in Education for a long time with Special needs pupils.

Personal Interests

Love walking, animals, reading, DIY, gardening, knitting, sewing and crochet

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
11-5 11-5 11-5 11-5
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable

Sundays


Elizabeth Jappy - Stornoway

PVG Supplied
Yes
Valid Driving Licence
No
Access to a car
Level of support offered
Personal Care, Domiciliary, Social Support, Accompanying to appointments, events etc.
Training / Skills

SVQ2
All training courses attended with CnES e.g Dementia, Medicines and Moving and Handling.

Personal Interests

Walking a lot as I don't have a car. Reading and looking after granddaughters.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7am - 10am and possibly evening 7am - 10am and possibly evening 7am - 10am and possibly evening 7am - 10am and possibly evening 7am - 10am and possibly evening 7am - 10am and possibly evening Not available
Overnight Cover
Yes
Times unavailable
Home phone: 01851 704758
Mobile phone: 07880540137