Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Personal Assistant/Support Worker LR6454 Location: Burgess Hill Hourly rate: £9.00 £10.00 ph depending on experience Reference: LR6454 Hours/shifts: 2 4 hour shifts over 2 days either Monday, Wednesday or Friday Summary Friendly and positive female employer with MS currently unable to leave her bed. Personal Assistant/Support worker to work with employer’s carer. Manual handling and personal care tasks, experience preferred. Good sense of humour required Physically fit Team player Flexible approach Part time two 4 hour shifts per week Other Requirements "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." Must be comfortable with pets 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. Description Typical duties Personal Care: Transferring between my bed and chair and vice versa using a ceiling hoist. Removing compression socks for lymphedema, washing legs, applying cream and replacing compression socks. Helping with other aspects of personal care as required. 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.