Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Midhurst           

Hourly rate: £9 per hour weekdays £10 per hour weekends        

Reference: DP5919             

Hours/shifts: 8 hrs a week; weekends or evening depending on availability

Summary

  • We are looking for a fun reliable buddy/PA to assist our 16 year old son who has autism and anxiety to access teenage life.
  • He loves activities such as cycling and bowling but also likes a bit of adventure so if you have a head for theme parks this might be the job for you!

Other Requirements

         

  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Must have a UK driving licence

         

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

Personal Care:  

Supporting if and when required with dressing and accessing the toilet ie helping with shoe laces, putting clothes round the right way so they can be put on and supervising in public toilets for safety (will use disabled toilets if female PA)

 

Social:           

  • Accompanying and assisting on social trips ie cinema, bike riding, theme parks and any other activity that he would like to do

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.