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.