Female Personal Support/Care Assistant

Recruiter
INDEPENDENT LIVES
Location
Southwick
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Job Title : Female Personal Support/Care Assistant Location : Central Southwick Hourly rate : £ Reference : BRR5788 Hours/shifts : Usual hours will be: Monday Saturday Days and hours may occasionally change by ; Summary • Female/Personal Support Assistant required for a 16 year old girl • Build up a rapport with the young girl • Join in with activities that she enjoys going to park, clubs, drawing, writing • Encourage/assist her to become more independent and improve her life skills and self esteem personal safety, appropriate behaviour around others • Encourage and explain the importance of personal hygiene • To provide family with a few hours respite each week Other Requirements (please edit as appropriate) • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." 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. Description Typical duties Domestic - Preparing drinks as required Personal Care: (please add in/delete as applicable) Assist the young girl to become more independent and improve her self esteem Encourage/explain the importance of personal hygiene To help her understand what is appropriate behaviour around others Build up a rapport Assist her to become more independent and improve her self esteem Educate her about ‘Stranger Danger’ and personal safety Social : Join in with activities such as drawing and writing Accompany her to access the local park Accompany her to access clubs and other activities she enjoys To provide family with a few hours respite each week To carry out all tasks while ensuring the health & safety of the client and others. Person specification The successful applicant will be: Respectful of the employer’s/family’s privacy and confidentiality Reliable with excellent time-keeping Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills Honest and cheerful Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety The ability to speak Mandarin would be an advantage but this is not essential. Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.

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