Location: Worthing
Hourly rate: £7.83 per hour
Reference: DP68
Hours/shifts: Monday 2pm – 6pm
Friday 11am – 2pm
Holiday cover for overnights and weekends

I am looking for a Personal Care Assistant to help me to live independently.
This will involve domestic tasks like general housework & doing the dishes.
I also need someone who can use a computer to check emails, surf the internet and write letters
You will also accompany me when I walk my dog – therefore you must be able to control my electric wheelchair
There is a small element of personal care involved.

Domestic -
Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away
Taking out rubbish.
Preparing drinks, snacks and meals and clearing up afterwards.
Tidying
Any other reasonable task

Personal Care:
Using the toilet
Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
Helping with other aspects of personal care as required,
Getting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring')
Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, assistance to eat
Any other reasonable task

The successful applicant will be:
Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place
Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping – punctuality is essential
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
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.