Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Personal Care & Social Support Assistant DP1025 Location: Littlehampton / Hourly rate: £9.50 / Reference: DP1025 Summary I am a 21 year old man with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy who lives in Bosham. Having recently finished university I am looking for an energetic person to accompany me on social excursions into the community and to support with care needs. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence, care experience preferable but not essential. Currently live in Bosham and will be moving to the Climping/Littlehampton area. Hours/Shifts 2 days a week Plus evening and weekend work Flexibility available Looking for a team of Support Workers Other Requirements 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. Description About the employer: I am an intelligent, erudite 21 year old with a great sense of humour. Nature of the work: Personal Care Work /social support Typical duties Domestic - Some general cleaning may be required to help my son Personal Care: Assistant with toileting Assistance with eating and drinking Any other reasonable task Social: Support with attending social events and seeing friends and playing sports. Any other reasonable task Person specification 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 Patient and possessing excellent interpersonal skills Honest and cheerful Creative Able to speak and read English to a high 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.