Job Title: Driver.
Location: Chichester
Hourly rate: £15 per hour.
Reference: DP4579a
Hours/shifts: To be mutually agreed but can be very flexible.
Workers agreement paid at £15 per hour.

Summary

• I am a young man and I live in my own home with support.
• I have been diagnosed with learning difficulties.
• My parents live nearby and I visit them regularly. My main hobby is going out and about with my PA’s in the community, I also like going walking and going to the shops with support.
• I like a quiet environment with a set routine and I do not present any challenging behaviour.
• I am looking for a driver to take to me to visit my parents approximately once a week.
• This is only a driver position so no personal care is required.

To drive me to visit my parents and also any medical appointments I need to attend. I visit my parents most weeks and the wage would be to drop me off and collect me at a mutually agreed time £40, this includes 2hrs at £15 per hour and £10 set mileage for this journey. All other trips, mileage would be paid at 45p per mile.

Other Requirements
• Must have a UK driving licence and be able to acquire business class insurance on your vehicle.
• Must have access to own vehicle
• Other : Must be a non-smoker due to medical reasons.
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
Driver to assist me with my travel needs.

Social:
Drive me in your vehicle; mileage is paid at 45p per mile with me in your car. Your car will need to be in good condition with current MOT and reliable
To drive me to visit my parents most weeks and collect and return me home after an agreed time and occasional medical appointments and possibly any other urgent trips I need to make.

Person specification
The successful applicant will:

Be honest and trustworthy.
Be reliable with very good time keeping.
Be able to understand the needs of a disabled person.
Be able to follow instructions.
Be able to work on own initiative.
Be hygienic.
Be a confident driver with a full driving licence and your own vehicle.
Be cheerful and positive with a good sense of humour.
Be able to respect privacy and confidentiality.
Respect someone else’s home environment.
Be a non smoker due to medical reasons
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.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed directly through the individual or their appointed person and not Independent Lives.