Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Social Support and Personal care assistants DP758 Job Title: Social Support & Personal Care Assistants requiredLocation: 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 7pmSchool holidays 30 hours a weekMon, Thu & Fri 7am – 7pmExtra evenings shifts 6pm – 11pm (are available can be disused at interview) Post 2 Term Time 19 hours weekTuesday & Friday 2.15pm – 7pmAlternate 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 checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical duties Domestic –Light houseworkPreparing FoodAny other reasonable taskPersonal Care: Lifting children to and from wheelchairs / bedAssisting children to eat mealsSupporting children with bedtime routineSupporting children with changing needs as they grow olderAny reasonable task Social: Playing with ChildrenAccompanying the children to school and medical appointmentsAny other reasonable task Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: The successful applicant will be: Be honest and trustworthyShow initiative and common senseBe able to learn the employers routineBe reliable with good time-keepingBe FriendlyBe fit and healthy enough to undertake the full range of tasksBe able to respect privacy and confidentialityBe cheerful and positive around my childrenBe enthusiastic and willing to learnIdeally like dogsPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.