Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Worthing
Hourly rate: £9
Reference: DP1420
Hours/shifts: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 2-6pm. (With possible flexibility and Potential extra hours for the right applicant).


Summary
We are looking for a kind, gentle and calm lady to support a young lady who has epilepsy and mild autism. (Experience for epilepsy/autism is not essential as home training will be given and general common sense/initiative is what is primarily needed.)
Due to Covid and shielding, we are trying to minimise face to face interviews hence initial informal interview will be held via phone.

Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• Must be comfortable with pets
• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
• Other :

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

Domestic -

Shopping,
Housework,
Cooking
Assisting where necessary as well as support for mother who is recovering after being recently discharged from hospital.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
• Ability to complete Admin Tasks
• Provide and follow Structure in daily life
• Common sense, practicality and ability to work on own initiative will be essential
• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• Reliable with good time-keeping
• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• Honest and cheerful
• 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
Please note, If you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed directly through the individual employer and not Independent Lives