Social Support Assistant/Care Assistant MP6057
Job Title: Female* Social Support/Care Assistant Location: Littlehampton Hourly rate: £10 per hour Reference: MP6057 Hours/shifts: 62 hours available every 4 weeks Job share considered Summary • Social Support Assistant required for woman in late 20’s living with partner in apartment •Client’s main difficulties include mobility and balance •Assist and facilitate employer to access her local and greater community •Must be willing and strong enough to push client in wheelchair •Due to tinnitus, applicants must have a clear speaking voice •Client enjoys riding her horse that is stabled at Ferring Country Centre •Must be comfortable in a horse stables environment •Client enjoys café culture, pub quiz’s, bingo, socializing etc •Assistance required to access different exercise classes •Assist client to remain as independent as possible •Assist with general household tasks as required eg changing bedclothes, washing up etc •No regular personal care required •Assistance with cooking and baking •Client’s health can fluctuate on a daily basis •Client is also the employer •You will be required to drive client in your own vehicle in return for 35p per mile mileage. Other Requirements •*Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies •Must be comfortable with pets-Guinea Pigs •Must have a UK driving licence •Must have access to own vehicle All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. To Apply: If you are interested in this role of Care Support Worker/ Care Assistant, please click on the apply button below where you will be redirected to our website to complete a full application form. Please call us on 01903 219482 should you require further information regarding this post. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org For more information about our company please visit us on: http://www.independentlives.org/ Independent Lives is an organisation that supports and empowers people with disabilities to choose how they receive their care that will enable them to live their lives independently. Each advert we place is on behalf of an Individual Employer. All positions are based in the home environment and employment is on a smaller scale than larger businesses. This environment offers a more personalised working relationship and employees are more valued.