Female Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker
Job Title: Female* Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker Location: Birdham, Chichester Hourly rate: £ per hour £11 bank holidays. Reference: DP382 Hours/shifts: 2 hours Monday and 4 hours Tuesday morning, permanent. These hours can start between 8am and depending on your commitments. Summary • I am looking for a patient and understanding Female* Personal Care Assistant/Support worker • I require support with personal care, domestic and social activities • You will be required to provide encouragement to go out and access the community • Full, clean driving license required as you will be driving my mobility car • I like to spend lots of time with my family and my grandchildren often visit • 1 of your working days will be supporting me socially and 1 day will be to cover domestic duties Other Requirements *Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies You will be required to drive my disability car. There is a hoist in my disability car which my partner can train you how to use. Must refrain from involving the employer in any social media Training will be given Non-smoker preferred 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 - Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away Loading and unloading the washing machine Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line Changing bed linen Bed making General cleaning Taking out rubbish General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. Preparing drinks, snacks and meals. Shopping Maintenance of small garden Tidying Personal Care: Assistance with personal hygiene as and when needed Assistance with washing and showering. I try to do as much as I am able but I do need help. Assistance with applying cream Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings Assistance with medication (some of my tablets have specific times so I will need you make sure I take them). Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting employer to get changed at swimming pool and accompanying them in the pool. Social: • Driving and accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required Driving and accompanying employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including to swimming, theatre and appointments. The above duties will involve driving the employer in their car • • • Person specification The successful applicant will be: (please add in/delete as applicable) Female * due to personal care needs Someone chatty that I can have a laugh with. Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality Reliable with good time-keeping Hygienic and well organised. Due to the nature of my disability, hygiene is very important to me Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties Patience 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 Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.