Job Title: Personal Assistant/support worker
Location: Haywards Heath
Hourly rate: £10
Reference: CZ7526
Hours/shifts: 8 hrs a week –11.45 if picking up from nursery or if not 12pm flexible days

Summary 
• Do you enjoy singing as this could be the role for you?
• I am looking for a special person to support my 4 year old daughter who loves singing
• The role is to support her to develop her independence and social skills through activities
• This would be by taking her to the park, toddler groups or to just paint with her
• There would be the occasional pick up from nursey and possibly some personal care
• You would need to have lots of patience and be kind and be happy to sing!

Other Requirements 

• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
• Other :
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

Description
Typical duties

Domestic - 
Provide snacks/drinks

Personal Care: 
• Occasional bathing and support with personal care

Social: 
• Occasional pick up from nursery at 11.45
• Support to promote fun activities.
• Support to develop social skills by attending age appropriate groups
• Support to develop independence skills
• Managing safety within the community

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.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives