Support Worker MP6337

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MP6337

Chichester

Part Time

Monday to Friday: £10/hr Saturday & Sunday: £11.75

Summary

The nature of the work is to provide personal, domestic and social support for me, the employer, in my home and in the community.

You will report directly to me as well as liaise with my partner.

I am a wheelchair user due to an accident I had in 2016 which has left me with limited movement.

Assist me with aspects of personal care

Assist me with my daily exercise regime

Prepare drinks and snacks as required

Assist me to access my local community as required 

Hours/Shifts

1 hour per day in the afternoon Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and  Friday and 1 hour on Saturday and Sunday (6 hours per week over 6 days).

Additional hours may be available. 

Other Requirements

Must be comfortable with pets- dog

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

Nature of the work:

Mainly personal care and domestic support along with some support to assist me to access my local community. 

Typical duties

Domestic -   

Prepare snacks and drinks for me

General domestic tasks

Personal Care:   

Maintain my safety 

Support me with all transfers; I use a hoist and a slide board

Support  me with getting up in the morning

Assist me with washing and showering and all aspects of personal hygiene and grooming

Support and assist with dressing and undressing

Assist me with leg stretches and using the standing frame and with exercising including using weights

Any other task that is reasonable

Social:         

Accompany me to social activities e.g cinema, fishing, pub

 

Person specification

The successful applicant will be:

Be able to learn and understand the employer’s needs 

Be able to complete tasks to high standards of hygiene and health and safety

Be honest and cheerful with a good sense of humour

Be reliable with excellent timekeeping

Be flexible and have availability to help contribute to cover for other PAs’ holiday and sickness

Be able to respect privacy and confidentiality

Be able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative

Be willing to be police checked (enhanced DBS). Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the position

Be legally allowed to work in the UK

Be able to speak and understand English to a reasonable standard

Must be comfortable working in a home with pets; I have a small very friendly Jack Russell and an even smaller Pomeranian puppy 

Experience and knowledge of working with or caring for people with disabilities is preferred