Job Title: Female Social support Buddy
Location:  Croydon- Norbury Park area           
Hourly rate: £11.00 per hour weekdays and £11.50 per hour weekends              
Reference: CC126             
Hours/shifts: 
8 hours a week, Flexible depending on the activity. Extra hours may be available. The hours could include Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM and possibly some weekend hours
  • I am a 21 year old female, with Cerebral palsy looking for a likeminded female social support Buddy.
  • I enjoy going to the gym, horse riding and have a passion for Fashion and Design, which I am currently studying at college
  • The role will involve supporting me to get out and about and to help me build my confidence, whilst enjoying time together.
  • The role will involve helping me build my independence,  by assisting me to achieve my physical goals and involve supporting me to get out and about as I like to do activities outside

Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."   
• UK driving licence desirable but not essential
• Access to own vehicle desirable but not essential 
• Other :  
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 -       
Domestic tasks e.g.  laundry and light house housework
Support with meal preparations
Any other reasonable task
Personal Care: 
Helping with Personal care on occasions
Any other reasonable task
Social:    
Support going to events, shopping, to the gym/swimming
Going with me to appointments/accessing the community
Any other reasonable task
Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
Female due to personal care needs 
Good general fitness
Flexible, reliable, honest
Patience
Good sense of humour
Ability to undertake domestic activities
Previous 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 position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives