Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female* Support Worker HCC712 Job Title: Female* Support Worker Location: Waterlooville Hourly rate: £10.20 an hr Reference: HCC712 Hours/shifts: Week Shifts Mon and weds morning: 7-1030am, Tues morning's: 7-10am Weds eve (until November):1800-2200, Thursday mornings: 7-11am, Friday mornings: 7-11.30am, Friday evenings: 1830-00.00 Weekend shifts available Sat and Sunday mornings: 9-12, Every other Saturday day: 12-00.00, Saturday Waking Nights nights: 00.00-9.30am, Sunday days: 12-1630 Sunday evenings: 1630-2200 Summary I am a lively disabled woman with quadriplegic athetoid Cerebral Palsy and speech impairment. Due to my condition require the use of an electric wheelchair to enable me to live my life to the full. I need assistance with all aspects of my personal care at all times. The job is varied as I live a full and busy life. I am looking for people who are flexible (when needed), non-judgemental, able to be appropriately professional in a more formal environment and able to support me to live my life exactly how I choose. The job can be hard at times, but also with the element of fun. Other Requirements *Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies (female for personal care purposes) Must be comfortable with pets Must have a UK driving licence 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 Personal Care Experience of hoisting/manual handling essential Preparation of food and drink when required Assisting me with eating and drinking Supporting me to access my technology, computer and environment 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.