Job Title: Female* Support Assistant

Location:  Arundel          

Hourly rate: £10 per hour       

Reference: MP6496            

Hours/shifts: 

9 hours per week

Hours will be worked between 9-5

Contract will be for 36 hours every 4 weeks

Exact days and times to be agreed with PA on a weekly basis but I’m happy to be flexible.

Occasional weekends and evenings by mutual agreement.

 

Summary

  • Support Assistant
  • Personal Assistant
  • £10.00 per hour
  • 9 hours per week
  • Arundel based
  • Domestic support
  • Occasional personal support
  • General housework
  • Assisting to prepare meals, snacks and drinks
  • Assist to access local and greater community
  • Shopping, drives, café’s, theatre, cinema, wildlife etc
  • Own vehicle not required but must be willing to drive employers motorbility vehicle. Because of this applicants must be over 25
  • Enjoys dogs, wildlife and History

Other Requirements

Must be comfortable with pets   

Must have a UK driving licence   

Must be over 25 to be able to drive employers motorbility vehicle. (Insurance requirement)

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 -      

Laundry, putting in and out of machine, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away

Changing bed linen

Bed making

General cleaning

Taking out rubbish

General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.

Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.

Shopping

Tidying

Plus any other related duties as required

Assisting with basic gardening

 

Personal Care:  

Occasionally assisting in and out of bath

Occasionally assisting to dress/undress

 

Plus any other related duties as required

 

Social:         

Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required

Driving employers Motorbility vehicle

Accompany/drive employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including theatre, cinema, café’s, country drives etc

Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required

Occasional longer journeys

Plus any other related duties as required

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

  • 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
  • Enjoy social activities and visiting places of interest

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.