Location: Basingstoke / Hourly rate: £10.20 / Reference: EM1301

Summary

  • I am a 24 year old young man who has recently moved from supported living into my own accommodation looking to increase and maintain my independence.
  • Are you a bubbly person with a great sense of humour? Are you looking for a rewarding role in helping me maintain my independence? Then apply now!

Hours/Shifts

20 hours per week 

Other Requirements

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

Nature of the work:

To support me to access social activities and to prompt with everyday tasks e.g. washing, dressing, choosing appropriate foods, cooking fresh nutritional meals. To keep me safe and ensure that I am choosing appropriately. 

Typical duties

Personal Care:   

  • Prompting with the following duties;
  • Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair

Social:             

  • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
  • Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including squash
  • Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
  • Accompanying when clothes-buying- including choosing appropriate clothing
  • Accompanying on trips out 

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.