Job Title: Social Support Worker

Location:  Burgess hill          

Hourly rate: £9 per hour       

Reference:  DP4237           

Hours/shifts: 6 hours on a Tuesday and a couple of hours available Thursday morning.

Summary

I am a 27 year old young man looking for a social support assistant to go out bowling and meeting friends

  • Must be able to drive a wheelchair accessible vehicle
  • I have a great sense of humour, very sociable and support arsenal football club
  • Full time wheelchair user
  • I love stand up comedy

Other Requirements

  • Must be comfortable with pets- tortoise
  • Must have a UK driving licence

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

 

Personal Care: 

Emptying convene and support at mealtimes with feeding

Social:   

Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required

  • Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

  • 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
  • Creative
  • 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

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.