Job Title: Personal Assistant/ Social and Care Support worker
Location: Chichester
Hourly rate: £10.50 an hour
Reference: CZ2193
Hours/shifts: 10am – 11am Mon - Friday plus flexible 5 hours times to be agreed mutually.
• I’m looking for caring and reliable ladies who can help to support me with some personal care each weekday morning
• I would also like support to go out shopping and to the gym
• I live in Chichester and have parking available
• There is some flexibility with social support hours so these can be agreed mutually
• If you could offer any of the shifts advertised then please apply

Other Requirements 
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."

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 - 

Laundry, hanging out to dry, putting away
Helping with laundry, washing and drying
Loading and unloading the washing machine
Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line
Changing bed linen
Bed making
General cleaning
Taking out rubbish
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs
Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.

Personal Care: 
• Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
• Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required
• Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
• General hair/skin care
• Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
• Support to mobilise
• Support to do exercises

• Accompanying and assisting on shopping trips when required
• Accompanying on short walks and maintaining safety
• Support to attend the gym
• Push me in wheelchair when out

• Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
• Female * due to personal care needs
• 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.