Job Title: Female Support Assistant

Location:    Angmering, West Sussex

Hourly rate:     £9 per hour   

Reference:       DP1856a      

Hours/shifts: 6 hours a week, Tue, Wed & Friday evening 5.30 – 7.30pm

 

Summary

                                       

  • We require a personal assistant(s) to support our 22 year old daughter with profound and multiple learning difficulties and epilepsy with her evening routine.
  • The role consists of assisting and feeding our daughter her evening meal and drink, giving her a bath and hair wash, drying, dressing and getting into bed
  • Full training will be provided in the use of hoisting, risk of choking, aspiration training and skin management
  • If interested in all or any of the shifts please can you specify on your application

 

 

Other Requirements

  • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
  • Must be comfortable with pets

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.

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.