Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Social Support Worker EM1294 Location: Basingstoke Hourly rate: £11.25 per hour Reference: EM1294 Summary • Vacancy available in Basingstoke to support two young children• The role will involve promoting independence skills with the children• The children will also need help developing their social skills • Also to promote good behavior and to keep the children busy with activities• This is to enable the parents to continue working full time and to provide with respite• Previous experience of working with children who have learning difficulties would be a bonus but not essential Hours/Shifts 2 hours a day, four days a week. Total of 8 hours a week. Requirement *Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies Must be comfortable with pets 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. Typical Tasks will include Social: Accompany children when accessing social and leisure activitiesAccompanying on trips out The successful applicant will be: Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentialityReliable with good time-keepingAble 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 cheerfulCreativeAble to speak and read English to a reasonable standardLegally permitted to work in the United KingdomAble to work at all times to high standards of Health & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.