Job Title: Female Social Support Worker
Location: Worthing
Hourly rate: £9 per hour
Reference: DP1420
Hours/shifts: Up to 16 Hours per week to be arranged but mainly to cover weekday afternoons although some mornings may also be required hence flexibility will be essential. Job share can be available for this position.

Summary


• General Help and support needed for a young 22 year old lady
• She has mild autism and epilepsy and needs help with general life skills and confidence building.
• Experience is not essential, just a kind and caring nature for a lovely and sensitive young lady.

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
• 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 -

• Helping to learn to cook meals.
• Assisting with General housework.
• Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork.
• Making phone calls on my behalf.

Social:
Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips and leisure activities when required
• Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
• Occasional longer journeys
• Accompanying on trips out.
• Driving and accompanying to social events.
• Accompanying to social meetings eg friends
• The above duties will involve driving the employer in the PA’s car.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:

Female * due to personal care needs
• Ability to complete Admin Tasks
• Provide and follow Structure in daily life
• 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