Direct Payments Working as a personal assistant *Male Social Support Assistant MP2405 Job Title: *Male Social Support Assistant Location: Crawley Hourly rate: £10Reference: MP2405 Hours/shifts: Mon-Fri 11am-2pm (15 hpw) Summary Part time PA required in Crawley - £10.00 phAssist employer to and from Hindu Temple via busNo car ownership or driving required.Hours 11am-2.00pm You will be required to assist employer and his wheelchairOccasionally assist to access toilet Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours. 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. Description I am an easy-going Middle-aged gentleman with MS looking to engage a Social Support assistant. To assist me to access my local community in my electric wheelchair. This will mainly be visiting my local Hindu Temple each day. No driving required. Typical duties Personal Care: Assistance to access the toilet on occasion. Social To assist me to access my local community in my electric wheelchair. This will mainly be visiting my local Hindu Temple each day via the local bus. Person specification The successful applicant will be: • Male * due to personal care needs • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality• Reliable• 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, honest and possess excellent interpersonal skills• 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. Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives.