Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Social Support/Personal Care Assistant EM1309 Location: Eastleigh / Hourly rate: £10.50 per hour / Reference: EM1309 Summary • PA required in Eastleigh area to help 21 year old girl with high-functioning autism and chronic illnesses with domestic, social, and personal care.• Candidates must possess good communication skills, have an understanding of autism, be flexible and have a positive attitude. • They should also be a driver and prepared to use their own car. • A love of Disney is an essential aspect of this role! Other Requirements UK driving licence preferableMust have access to own vehicle 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. Domestic - Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting awayHelping with laundry, washing and drying Loading and unloading the washing machineChanging bed linenBed makingGeneral cleaningPreparing drinks, snacks and meals.Shopping Personal Care: Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hairSupervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as requiredHelp getting into and out of bath/shower as requiredTo be on call when employer takes bathGeneral hair/skin careUsing the toilet Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fasteningsGetting into bed Social: Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when requiredAccompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when requiredOccasional longer journeysAccompanying on trips out Driving and accompanying to social events 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.