Job Title: Personal Care Assistant
Location: Worthing
Hourly rate: £9.25 per hour
Reference: DP1162
Hours/shifts: 8 hours available per month with the flexibility of either having 2 hours per week or 4 hours every 2 weeks


Summary

• I am young at heart lady in my 50s, I am very chatty and sociable and love 70s music
• I am friendly and outgoing and looking for someone similar minded to support me to do the following.
• Assisting with shopping
• Accessing social activities
• Prompting with daily routine
• Prompting with cooking and cleaning
• Support to go to appointments


Other Requirements


Must be comfortable with pets- cat
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
Domestic -
• Assisting with shopping
• Accessing social activities
• Prompting with daily routine
• Prompting with cooking and cleaning
• Support to go to appointments

Social
• Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
• Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
• Accompanying on trips out
• Driving and accompanying to social events 


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.