Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant female Personal Assistant DP1740 Job Title: Female* Personal Care AssistantLocation: Rustington Hourly rate: £8.21 per hour basic rate if awake will go up to £9.50Reference: DP1740 Hours/shifts: Overnight sleep in- there will be times you will need wakeSaturday Night 7pm-8am, if available for extra day hours there is also Thursday daytime 6pm-10pm Summary • Young girl aged 16 with bulbar palsy and global developmental delay would like someone fun, bubbly and chatty who likes music.• If she awakes would need someone who can be fun and entertaining. • Awareness and understanding of gastrostomy feeding and medications, however, training will be available. • There may be times where you will need to look after my siblings, however, they will mostly be asleep.Other Requirements • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical dutiesDomestic - Putting Clothes awayChanging bed linenBed makingTidying up Any other reasonable task Personal Care: • Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair• Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required• Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required• Assistance with applying cream• General hair/skin care• Assistance getting on and off the toilet on occasions• Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings• Getting into bed• Help with dispensing tablets Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: Female due to Personal Care needs Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentialityReliable with good time-keepingAble to both follow instructions and work on own initiativeHygienic, tidy minded and well organisedFit and healthy to undertake the required dutiesPatience and possess excellent interpersonal skillsHonest and cheerfulCreativeFun bubbly and livelyAble to speak and read English to a reasonable standardExperience of using suctioning would be desirableLegally permitted to work in the United KingdomAble to work at all times to high standards of Health & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.