Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female* Personal Care Assistants DP1769 Job Title: Female* Personal Care Assistant Location: Worthing Hourly rate: £9.10 per hour Reference: DP1769 Hours/shifts: 11 hours available and these hours can be flexible and mutually agreed. Job share available. Summary Woman with MS who would like open minded, kind & reliable PA’s, preferably female carers only due to occasional personal care. I have many interests including alternative therapies, eastern philosophy & art. I need help around the home, accessing the community/nature/medical appointments 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. Description 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: To be on call and provide support with bathing / showering/reminder to take medication Person Specification –The successful applicant will be: 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 cheerfulCreativeAble to speak and read English to a reasonable standardLegally 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.