Social Support Worker EM1301 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.