Job Title: Social Support & Personal Care Assistants required
Location: Worthing (Goring by Sea) The main base will be at the employer’s home
 Hourly rate:  £9.00 per hour during probationary period possible increase after 3 months.
Reference: DP758           
Hours/shifts:
Post 1
Term Time - 34 hours weekly - Mon- Fri 7am – 10am
Mon,  Tue, Wed and Fri  - 2.15pm to 7pm
School holidays 30 hours a week
Mon, Thu &  Fri 7am – 7pm
Extra evenings shifts 6pm – 11pm   (are available can be disused at interview)


Post 2
Term Time 19 hours week
Tuesday & Friday 2.15pm  – 7pm
Alternate 2 Sunday and Saturdays  per month 9am -7pm (to be discussed at interview)
Extra evenings shifts 6pm – 11pm   (are available can be disused at interview)

School holiday hours will be discussed at the interview process

Summary
• Are you fit, enthusiastic have a good sense of humour then this may be the position for you?
• You will be working in a family environment within a team of 5 Pas to support two young lads aged 15 and 16.
• Personal Assistants required to provide day to day care for both young lads who enjoy football, cinema, bowling, swimming.
• The role is to provide day to day care for the employer’s two sons and to help them with all activities of daily life, The day will involve:
• 7am – 8am, Personal Care, getting the boys washed, dressed and fed, ready for their school pickup
• 8am – 10am, Escorting the boys to school in the taxi alongside another carer and returning back to the employers home
• 2.15pm – 4.30pm, getting transport from employers home to the boys school and escorting them home
• 4.30pm – 7pm, entertaining the boys, getting them fed, washed and ready for bed

• Please note that you will be working alongside a young team of PAs to look after both children together. Although there may be some lone working on a one to one basis with one of the children.
• My other son speaks verbally and can use up to 3 word sentences. He is a mischievous character and will keep you on your toes. Both are wheelchair dependent lifting and handling involved in the position. Both boys will need a lot of assistance including during mealtimes assistants with eating.
Training available for the position.
Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."  
• Must be comfortable with pets – 2 Dogs, Cats and Chicken  
 
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 –
Light housework
Preparing Food
Any other reasonable task
Personal Care: 
Lifting children to and from wheelchairs / bed
Assisting children to eat meals
Supporting children with bedtime routine
Supporting children with changing needs as they grow older
Any reasonable task

Social:  
Playing with Children
Accompanying the children to school and medical appointments
Any other reasonable task
 

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
The successful applicant will be:
Be honest and trustworthy
Show initiative and common sense
Be able to learn the employers routine
Be reliable with good time-keeping
Be Friendly
Be fit and healthy enough to undertake the full range of tasks
Be able to respect privacy and confidentiality
Be cheerful and positive around my children
Be enthusiastic and willing to learn
Ideally like dogs
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.