Job Title: Support Worker

Location:  Worthing

Hourly rate:  £10 per hour

Reference:  DP3105    

Hours/shifts: Minimum of 4 hours per week available, however there will be more hours as and when required within the month

 

Summary

  • Support is required for me to live Independently, as well as domestic support and being a visual aid as I am blind during different tasks. 
  • I have a guide dog to help me and it may be required at times for you to help with dog walking
  • Everyday tasks I will need help with and flexibility is key

Other Requirements

  • UK driving licence desirable
  • Access to own vehicle desirable

         

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 -       

  • Some food preparation
  • Washing up
  • Hoovering
  • Laundry
  • Shopping

 

Personal Care: 

  • Additional visual aid required during daily tasks

Social:   

  • Reading stories
  • Leisure activities such as swimming

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.