Job Title: Female* Personal Care Assistant
Location: Worthing
Hourly rate: £8.50 per hour
Reference: DP1769
Hours/shifts: 3 shifts of 6hours and 1 shift of 7 hours every four weeks-can be divided into 2 shifts per week-to be discussed at interview.
• Woman with MS who would like an open minded, kind & reliable PA, preferably female carer only due to occasional personal care.
• I have many interests including alternative therapies, eastern philosophy & art.

Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• 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

Typical duties

Domestic tasks:
Laundry: hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away/Changing bed linen / making the bed/Taking out rubbish/General housework/Minor household maintenance/

Social activities:

Accompanying and assisting on shopping trips/Accompanying during doctors / hospital appointments/Occasional longer journeys/Accompanying on trips out/

Personal Care:
Supervision / assistance with with bathing/showering/drying or styling hair/To be on call whilst person requiring support bathes / showers/Assistance with taking other medication/

Person Specification –
The successful applicant will be:
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
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.