Job Title: Social & Domestic Support Assistant

Location: Henfield           

Hourly rate:  £10.00 per hour      

Reference:  MP6551           

Hours/shifts:

Shift 1  Mon – Fri ….7am-8am

Shift 2  Mon – Fri….7.30pm – 9.30pm

Shift 3 - Daytime on Mon/Tues or Wed – Swimming for 2 hours

Job Share preferred. ***Please specify on application which of the shifts you are interested in.

 

Summary

I am a lady in my 30’s with a six year old child.  I have mobility difficulties and am looking to employ two or three PA’s to assist me with some Personal, domestic and Social support.

I require assistance with general day to day domestic tasks
Preparing drinks and snack

Support with washing my hair and dressing/undressing

Occasionally pushing me in my wheelchair.
Occasionally you will be required to drive my child to school in my mobility vehicle

You must be 25 or over because of the vehicle insurance and you must have a UK compatible driving licence.

Job Share Considered.

 

 

Other Requirements

         

  • Must have a UK driving licence
  • Employer has a small dog and a hamster:

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

To support the client with day to day domestic/personal support as well as facilitate and support her to access the local community.

 

Typical duties

Domestic Support

Assist with general day to day housework duties

Prepare drinks and snacks as required

Change bedclothes

Put laundry in machine, hang out and bring in washing

Washing up

Personal Care Support

Assist with washing hair

Assist with dressing and undressing as required.

 

Social Support

Assist me to access hospital appointments as required

Occasionally push me in my wheelchair when my condition is at its worse.

Drive my child to and from school if required due to my condition on the day.
Swimming for 2 hours each week. (This could be a separate shift altogether for a single PA)

 Person specification

The successful applicant will be:

MUST have proven experience in providing support with the job requirements.

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

Honest and cheerful

Easy going tolerant personality

Able to build up a good rapport and basis of trust with employer

Positive and patient attitude with excellent interpersonal skills

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