Personal Assistant/Support Worker DP5826 Location: Burgess Hill Hourly rate: £8 per hour Reference: DP5826 Summary This role involves supporting a 15 year old boy with the following tasks: Pick up from school Taking him to your home to give parents respite Provide evening meal Spend time socialising, including talking, reading, watching films, bowling and computing No personal care Hours/Shifts: 4 hours twice per week after school – Tuesdays & Thursdays. These days are negotiable. Other Requirements: Must be comfortable with pets Must have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle 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. Job Description Domestic: Provide evening meal Social: Transport from school to PA’s home to provide respite for parents Watching films together Bowling Reading Computing Talking and interacting 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.