Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Social Support Assistant DP4935 Job Title: Social Support AssistantLocation: Crawley Hourly rate: £9.50 Reference: DP4935 Hours/shifts: Monday 10am-4pm and Friday 10am-4pm Summary My son is 30 years old and has Autism and Learning difficulties. He is a very placid man and has a great passion for construction. The job entails planning what he will make at his woodwork sessions so if you have a love or any experience in Carpentry and design that would be great. Teaching him how to use tools safely would also be an advantage. The location will be in Menshed where my son spends a lot of his time. He also enjoys playing pool so it would be lovely for you to engage in that together. Other Requirements 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. Description Typical dutiesWhen attending Menshed with my son you would be supporting him in the construction of his projects. You may be required to lift materials for him to use as well as support him in using tools and machinery. Supporting my son to pack up the work bench at Menshed after has completed his tasks. Social: • Accompanying and assisting him a Menshed• Planning the construction of his next building project. • Occasionally accompanying to social events which are also arranged through Menshed Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: To have similar interests to my son so a love for carpentry or designing would be an advantageTo feel comfortable to use tools and machineryReliable with good time-keeping Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiativeHygienic, tidy minded and well organisedFit and healthy to undertake the required dutiesPatience and possess excellent interpersonal skillsHonest and cheerful Creative- any love of art would be useful Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard Legally permitted to work in the United KingdomAble 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.