Job Title: Social Support Worker
Location:  Worthing          
Hourly rate: £9       
Reference:  DP1420a          
Hours/shifts: 10 hrs (with the possibility of more)
Summary

• General Help and support needed for a young lady
• She has mild autism and epilepsy and needs help with general life skills and confidence building.
• Experience is not essential, just a kind and caring nature for a lovely and sensitive young lady.
Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."  
• Must be comfortable with pets 
• Must have a UK driving licence 
• Must have access to own vehicle 
• Other :  
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 -      
• Helping to learn to cook new meals.
• Assisting with General housework.
• Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork.
• Making phone calls on my behalf.
Social:   
Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips and leisure activities when required
• Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
• Occasional longer journeys
• Accompanying on trips out.
• Driving and accompanying to social events.
• Accompanying to social meetings eg friends
• The above duties will involve driving the employer in the PA’s car.
 Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
• Ability to complete Admin Tasks
• Provide and follow Structure in daily life
• 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
• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• Honest and cheerful
• 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
Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed directly through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.