Job Title: Personal Support Assistant
Location: Littlehampton
Hourly rate: £10 per hour overnight £100
Reference: DP5288
Hours/shifts:
Monday to Friday 9-10

Saturday and Sunday 10-11

Overnight 7.30pm-8.30am the following day

Dinner is 5pm to 6.30pm

Summary 
I am a mum of 1 daughter, who is 10. I live with her and my husband. I like to be as independent as much as I can be, but struggle with many tasks, and sometimes need encouragement to do something myself.


Other Requirements 
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• Must have a UK driving licence
• Other :
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 Will involve personal care and domestic support
Morning.
Hoist me to the shower chair from power chair
Assist with undressing.
Assist with hair wash occasionally.
Assist with drying.
Hoist to power chair.
Moisturise legs and feet.
Assist with dressing.
Assist with putting up hair occasionally.


Dinner
Assist with preparing and serving dinner.
Cleaning kitchen afterwards


Bedtime/Morning with overnight stay very occasionally.
From 7.30pm
Change into pyjamas.
Hoist to bed to sit
Connect catheter to night bag
Making a hot/cold drink
Assist to lay down at around 10pm
Probably not needed at all during the night but just for reassurance.
Disconnect night bag in the morning
Hoist to powerchair
Make coffee

 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.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives