Personal Assistant/ Social Buddy DP6113 Job Title: Personal Assistant/ Social buddyLocation: Chichester Hourly rate: £9 per hourReference: DP6113 Hours/shifts: Monday mornings 9.30am- 11.30am. Wednesdays 1.30pm- 5.00pm Summary I am a lady with MS and I need help accessing the community. Due to my condition I can sometimes walk but on my bad days I would need to use an electric wheelchair to get around.Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be comfortable with cats and dogsFemale due to personal careDriver’s license preferable but not essential. All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical dutiesDomestic - Making a cup of tea and sandwich after I come home. Personal Care: • Helping me to get changed for swimming on Monday mornings.• Assistance with towel drying and getting dressed afterwards.Social:• Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including to swimming and Steady and Strong group (exercise) • Accompanying when shopping after my activities.• The option to join in with my activitiesPerson specificationThe 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• 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 No experience necessary. I would like a female who is easy to get on with and I can build up a friendship with.