Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Personal Assistant VC5920 Job Title: Personal AssistantLocation: Bognor and surrounding communityHourly rate: £9.50Reference: VC5920 Hours/shifts: Saturdays: 6-8 hours during day + an additional 20-28 flexible hours per month after School, in the evening and at weekends as mutually agreed. Job Share considered - these shifts can be worked by one or more PA’s. Flexibility essential Summary: 14 year old girl with learning difficulties, autism and anxiety requires patient, caring and fun-loving PA to support her socially. You will be required to accompany her to access the local community, attend Clubs, go Shopping and on outings such as to the Cinema and Bowling, ensuring her safety at all times Previous experience preferred but not essential 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 checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical duties Social: • Accompanying child to access social and leisure activities as required outside of the home, such as attending Clubs, going Shopping, to the Cinema/Bowling• Ensuring child’s safety at all times• Supporting child to buy/consume meals, snacks and drinks as required• Ensuring child accesses toilet facilities as required (no personal care involved)• Any other reasonable tasks as required Person specification:The successful applicant will be: • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties• Reliable with good time-keeping• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills• Honest and cheerful• Creative• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised• 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 & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.