Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Male* Support Worker EM371 Job Title: Male* Support Worker Location: Southampton Hourly rate: £9.30 per hour Reference: EM371 Hours/shifts: 4 hours a week Summary We are looking for a Personal Assistant to provide support to our 12 year old son Our son is becoming more dependent on the support provided and therefore manual handling may be required in the role We are looking for someone who is creative and bubbly who can entertain and encourage social interaction Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be comfortable with pets Must have a UK driving licence Happy to drive the employers car 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: Using the toilet and support with clothing when accessing facilities Social: Transporting and supporting to access sport clubs. Enabling independence whilst maintaining safety and support. Building confidence and self esteem. 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 Patient 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.