Job Title: Personal and Social Care Worker
Location: Fishersgate 
Hourly rate: £8.72  
Reference: DP5822   
Hours/shifts: Bank casual hours available to cover sickness and holiday. Cover hours will be 21 hours per week which are negotiable with the employer. 
• I am an easy going and happy gentleman who enjoys a laugh.
• I mainly need support with my personal care due to severe mobility issues e.g showering
• I have a great sense of humour and enjoy a cuppa and a chat.
• I need support with food and drink
• I also need medication prompting at the times of day when medication is required (medication will be organised into a tablet dispenser)
• Support to apply creams
• General housework and ensuring a clean environment is kept
Other Requirements
• Must be comfortable with pets (visiting pets only). 
• Must be happy to work in a smoking environment 
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.
Typical duties
Domestic -       
General housework including loading my washing machine and tumble dryer.
Vacuuming and dusting.
Washing up
Personal Care:
showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
Assistance with showering, drying, hair washing
Help getting into and out of shower as required (this is a walk in shower).
Assistance with applying cream
Assistance with dressing when pain is at a high level.
• Having a chat and a cup of tea. 
• Accompanying me in my car shopping or to a garden centre when I feel I can go out.

 Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the garden
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
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
Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.