Job Title: Social Support & Personal Care Assistants required for 2 roles
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
Immediate start available
*Term Time - 30.5 hours a week...
Mon -    7-10am , 4:15 -7.15pm
Tues -   7-10am , 2:15 -7pm
Wed -   7-10am , 4:15 -7.15pm
Thur -   7-10am
 Fri -       7-10am. , 2:15 -7pm
*School holidays -36 hours a week....
Mon - 7am - 7pm
Thur - 7am - 7pm
Fri     - 7am - 7pm
Extra evenings shifts 6pm – 11pm   (are available can be discussed at interview)

Post 2
Immediate start available 
*Term Time -19 hours a week....
Tues -    2:15 -7
Friday - 2:15-7
Alternating weekly Saturday and Sunday shifts (four per month maximum ) 9am -7pm (to be discussed at interview)
Extra evenings shifts 6pm – 11pm   (are available can be disused at interview)
*School holiday -20 hours a week...
Mon 5pm -7pm
Tue   5pm -7pm
Wed 5pm -7pm
Thur 5pm -7pm
Fri     5pm - 7pm
And Alternating weekly Saturday and Sunday shifts (four per month maximum) 9am -7pm.
Summary
• Fit and enthusiastic Personal Assistants required to provide day to day care for two young lads with complex abilities, who enjoy football, cinema, bowling and swimming in school holidays
• You will be working in a family environment within a team of 5 Pas to support two young lads aged 15 and 17 who are fully dependent. Full training will be provided.
• The day will involve:
• 7am – 8am, Personal Care, getting the lads washed, dressed and fed, ready for their school pickup
• 8am – 10am, Escorting the lads 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, being there for my 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 lads together. Although there may be some lone working on a one to one basis with one of them.
• One young lad speaks verbally and can use up to 3 word sentences, he is a mischievous character and will keep you on your toes, the other is non-verbal and uses eye contact. Both are wheelchair dependent, lifting and handling involved in the position. Both boys will need a lot of assistance including during mealtimes and assistance with eating.
Training available for the position.
Other Requirements
• 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 young lads to and from wheelchairs / bed with use of a hoist
Assisting young lads to eat meals
Supporting young lads with bedtime routine
Supporting young lads with changing needs as they grow older
Any reasonable task
Social:  
Playing with young lads
Accompanying the young lads to school and medical appointments
Any other reasonable task
Person specification
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 and have a sense of humour
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 boys
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.