Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker DP6508 Job Title: Support WorkerLocation: Worthing Hourly rate: £10Reference: DP6508 Hours/shifts: Monday to Friday-2.5 hours per day Summary:We require a support worker to help enable a lady to access the community and learn to be independent in her wheelchair. Her interests include art and crafts, reading, cookery and also likes to go shopping. 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-desirable 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.Typical duties:Domestic;Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting awayHelping with laundry, washing and drying Loading and unloading the washing machineLoading and unloading tumble dryer/washing lineChanging bed linenBed makingGeneral cleaningTaking out rubbishGeneral housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.TidyingCorrespondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperworkMaking phone calls on my behalf when I am too unwell to do this Personal Care: Support to Use hoist to get in bath, support with dressing.Social: (please add in/delete as applicable) • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required• Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities.Person specification:The successful applicant will be: • Female due to personal care needs • 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 & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.