Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female* Personal Care Assistant/Support Worker DP382 Job Title: Female* Personal Care Assistant/Support WorkerLocation: Birdham, Chichester Hourly rate: £10.50 per hour £11 bank holidays.Reference: DP382 Hours/shifts: 2 hours Monday and 4 hours Tuesday. Summary • I am looking for a patient and understanding Female* Personal Care Assistant/Support worker• I require support with personal care, domestic and social activities• You will be required to provide encouragement to go out and access the community• Full, clean driving license required as you will be driving my mobility car• I like to spend lots of time with my family and my grandchildren often visit• 1 of your working days will be supporting me socially and 1 day will be to cover domestic duties Other Requirements *Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 appliesYou will be required to drive my disability car. There is a hoist in my disability car which my partner can train you how to use. Must refrain from involving the employer in any social mediaTraining will be givenNon-smoker preferred 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 duties Domestic - Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting awayLoading and unloading the washing machineLoading and unloading tumble dryer/washing lineChanging bed linenBed makingGeneral cleaningTaking out rubbishGeneral housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.ShoppingMaintenance of small gardenTidying Personal Care: Assistance with personal hygiene as and when neededAssistance with washing and showering. I try to do as much as I am able but I do need help. Assistance with applying creamDressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fasteningsAssistance with medication (some of my tablets have specific times so I will need you make sure I take them). Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting employer to get changed at swimming pool and accompanying them in the pool. Social: Driving and accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when requiredDriving and accompanying employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including to swimming, theatre and appointments. The above duties will involve driving the employer in their car Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: Female * due to personal care needs Someone chatty that I can have a laugh with. Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentialityReliable with good time-keepingHygienic and well organised. Due to the nature of my disability, hygiene is very important to meFit and healthy to undertake the required dutiesPatientAble 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. Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.