Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female Support Worker/ Personal Care Assistants BRR6893 Job Title: Female* Support Worker/Personal Care AssistantsLocation: Southwick, near Southwick railway station Hourly rate: £9.00 Reference: BRR6893 Hours/shifts: Approx. 1000am-2.30pm on Wednesday, 10.00am-1.00pm on Saturday and 10.00am-1.00pm on Sunday. Could be a job share so please apply for the shifts you are interested in. Summary • I am a 36 year old lady living in Southwick with my children. • I am looking for Arabic-speaking female Support Workers, as I have very little English, to assist me with independent living tasks. • I have epileptic seizures, diabetes, anxiety and am at risk of falls. • Duties will include keeping me company, supporting me with showering, cooking, cleaning/domestic tasks, shopping, collecting the children from school. • You should be friendly, reliable, trustworthy and flexible. • Experience of epilepsy and providing support/care would be useful.• I require a driver with their own car. 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 checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical duties Domestic - Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting awayHelping with laundry, washing and drying Loading and unloading the washing machineLoading and unloading tumble dryer/washing lineChanging bed linenBed makingGeneral cleaningTaking out rubbishGeneral housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. Preparing/cooking snacks and meals, preparing drinks Personal Care: • Supervision and/or assistance with showering • Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required• To be on call when employer has a shower/bathes in case of a fall Social: • Keeping employer company, chatting, socialising• Assisting with shopping• Picking children up from school when employer unwell• Driving the employer and children in your car Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: • Able to speak/understand Arabic to communicate with the employer• Female* due to personal care needs • A driver with own car• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality• Reliable with good time-keeping• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative• Hygienic and well organised• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties• Patient and understanding • Friendly, trustworthy and flexible• 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 & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.