Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker DP6527 Job Title: Support Worker Location: Bognor Regis Hourly rate: £10 per hour – Mileage paid when appropriate Reference: DP6527 Hours/shifts: 6 hours/week in 2 x 3hour shift on different days, to be advised, plus occasional cover for sickness and holidays Summary 34 year old lady with some physical and mental process difficulties She needs support with general house cleaning, personal laundry, shopping and compiling shopping lists, meal planning and cooking, in order to live an independent life. She suffers from anxiety therefore the PA needs to be a good listener and able to reassure and pacify her worries and cares. Duties may also involve taking and accompanying to medical appointments, shops or vets. Other Requirements Must be comfortable with Dogs Must have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle 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. 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.