Job Title: Social Support Worker

Location:  Chichester          

Hourly rate: £9 per hour       

Reference: DP639            

Hours/shifts: The number of hours could increase to 16 over 2 days as well as holiday and sickness cover (Monday and Wednesday).

 

Summary

  • Social support assistant required to help a young disabled gentleman maintain his independence.
  • He is a non-speaker who communicates predominantly using an app on his IPad.
  • He enjoys playing on his Xbox and enjoys football, rugby, PS4 and trips to theme parks so if you have similar interests then please apply.
  • This role also includes accompanying him on days out to the cinema

Other Requirements

  • Must have a UK driving licence
  • Must have access to own vehicle

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 -      

Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.

Personal Care:  

Assisting with using the toilet

Social:            

Lifting the folding wheelchair in/out of car, pushing the employer’s manual wheelchair when out. 

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

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