Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female Social Support Worker HCC1386 Job Title: Female Social Support Worker Location: Basingstoke Hourly rate: £8-10 per hour depending on experience Reference: HCC1386 Hours/shifts: Mornings, after school, evening, weekend & school holiday hours available Summary Child with complex health needs requires support 24/7 with all aspects of daily living and accessing the community. Enjoys singing, interactive stories, walks, accessing events in the community & hydro therapy. 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: Loading and unloading the washing machine / tumble dryer / washing line/Changing bed linen / making the bed/General cleaning/Taking out rubbish/ Social activities: Accompanying during social and leisure activities/Accompanying during doctors / hospital appointments/Accompanying on trips out/Driving and accompanying to social events / activities/Assist you with getting in / out of the car/Assist you with getting equipment in / out of car/Push a manual wheelchair/ 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.