Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker DP6313 Location: Chichester, West SussexHourly rate: £10 per hour Reference: DP6313 Hours/shifts: 4 hours a week (Wednesdays, Thursdays or Sundays) Summary Description I am looking for a personal assistant to help me live independently and help with domestic duties and social activities. I am 25 year old man with Cerebral Palsy who lives independently and uses a wheelchair. I’d like some help around the house, so things like washing and ironing as well as general household tasks like changing lightbulbs and tidying. Someone with green fingers would be especially appreciated to help take care of my front garden. But primarily, I’m looking for someone on the same hobbies as me, who’s friendly and sociable who likes to get out and do things, even if it’s just going to the shops or the cinema and would drive me in their car. Typical duties Domestic - Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting awayLoading and unloading tumble dryer/washing lineMinor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washingPreparing drinks, snacks and meals.ShoppingMaintenance of small garden, perhaps half an hour a week Social: • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required• Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, including the hairdresser. • Driving and accompanying to social events such as:• Cinema• The above duties will involve driving the employer in the PA’s car, lifting the folding wheelchair in/out of car. 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• Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom• Able 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.