Female* Personal Care Assistant DP4004

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DP4004

Haywards Heath

Part Time

£9 per hour

Summary

Personal Assistant needed for 15 year old with learning difficulties

Hours as needed mostly ,with one  fixed week day after school

 

Hours/Shifts

4 hours, 1 day a week after school some weekend work available.

Other hours may be available and ability to over sickness and holiday 

Other Requirements

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.

 

Description

Typical duties

Personal Care:   

Prompting with using the toilet

Prompting  with getting into bed

Undressing helping with buttons/ Fastenings

Any other reasonable tale 

Social:             

Accompanying when accessing social and leisure activities

Accompanying  to doctors/hospital appointments when required

Accompanying on trips out eg to the garden centre, beach, Cinema, Craft Fairs, Local visits, out shopping for fun, attending social events, attending therapies and disability groups

Any other reasonable tale 

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

Female due to personal care needs

Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Reliable with good 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

Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Honest and cheerful

Creative

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.