Location: Chichester
Hourly rate: £10 per hour
Reference: DP5336
Hours/shifts: flexible 16 hours per week

Summary


I am looking for a support worker to support me with accessing social activities including swimming .
Some personal care involved for example support with getting changed when at swimming baths.
The employee can either drive me in my car or drive their car.
Must like animals
Positive outlook a must


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
• Access to own vehicle desirable

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 -
Light domestic duties

Personal Care:
• Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings

Social:
• Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including to swimming
• Lifting wheelchair in and out of car when out and about.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:

• Female* due to personal care needs
• 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.