Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female* Personal Care Assistant DP3077 Job Title: Female Care worker Location: Lancing Hourly rate: £8 Reference: DP3077 Hours/shifts: 6-8 hours on Saturdays as required. Bank shifts for holiday cover and sickness also required. Summary Support required for a 20 year old lady to access social and leisure activities, help with meals and pushing wheelchair while out. Support also needed with getting ready for bed. There is a cat in the house, no smoking in the house. 8th September start Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be comfortable with pets Must have a UK driving licence Will be required to drive employers’ mobility 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 Domestic - Support with eating meals. Personal Care: Using the toilet Getting into bed Social: Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities. Lifting the folding wheelchair in/out of car, pushing the employer’s manual wheelchair when out. Person specification The successful applicant will be: Female due to personal care needs Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place 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.