Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Female Support Workers/ Personal Care Assistants BRR6792 Job Title: Female Support Workers/Personal Care AssistantsLocation: Shoreham, near Buckingham Park Hourly rate: £10.00 Reference: BRR6792 Hours/shifts: 9.30am-11.30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday mornings, times can be negotiable. Some evening hours may be available later on. Can be a job share so please apply for whatever shifts you are available for. Summary• 71 year old lady living with her son, requires support with living independently.• She has difficulty with mobility and uses a manual wheelchair.• Duties include support and assistance to get up, transferring, washing and dressing. • You will also be required to prepare breakfast and do some light housework where needed. • Experience of working with disabled people and providing care and support required. • You should be friendly, reliable, trustworthy and flexible. Other Requirements (please edit as appropriate)• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." • Must be happy to work in a smoking environment Other : 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 - Cleaning/tidying of kitchen and bathroom after useLoading/unloading dishwasherChanging bed linen and making bed Preparing breakfast, snacks, drinks Personal Care: Supporting the lady to get in/out of bedAssisting with washingAssisting with dressingAssisting with toileting/using the commode Person specificationThe 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 and well organised• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties• Patient, friendly 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 & Safety• No pets in the household, although visitors sometimes bring them so must be comfortable with domestic animals• Willing to work in a smoking environment• Driver not essential, but ideally would be able to travel to work quickly and easilyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.