PA Support Support Worker/ Driver DP4579a Job Title: Support Worker/ DriverLocation: Chichester Hourly rate: £15Reference: DP4579a Hours/shifts: 16 hours per week to be worked Thursdays and Fridays 10am-6pm. Summary • I am a young man and I live in my own home with support• I have been diagnosed with learning difficulties• My parents live nearby and I visit them regularly. My main hobby is going out and about with my PA’s in the community, I also like going walking and going to the shops with support• I like a quiet environment with a set routine and I do not present any challenging behaviour• I am looking for a personal assistant to help me live independently, help with domestic duties and social activities Other Requirements • Must have a UK driving licence • Must have access to own vehicle • Other : Must be a non-smoker due to medical reasonsAll 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 DescriptionTypical duties Domestic - Meals – helping me to plan my menus, shop, prepare meals, cook and wash upAssist me to check my food is in dateAssisting me with general houseworkSupport me to manage my laundrySupport me to keep my garden tidy and clean as necessaryAny other task that is reasonable Personal Care - Prompt me to ensure I dress appropriately for the weatherSupport me to take medication if and when I need to take itAssist me to manage my levels of anxietyEnsure my safety in the community as I have limited understanding of dangers, traffic, etc Social: Drive me in your vehicle; mileage is paid at 40p per mile with me in your car. Your car will need to be in good condition and reliableAccompany me to places I visit e.g. shops, visiting my parents, walking, and going to the shopsSupport me to plan my activitiesSupport me in communicating with people in the communityAny other task that is reasonable Person specificationThe successful applicant will: Be honest and trustworthyBe reliable with very good time keepingBe able to understand the needs of a disabled personBe able to follow instructionsBe able to work on own initiativeBe hygienicBe a confident driver with a full driving licence and your own vehicleBe cheerful and positive with a good sense of humourBe able to respect privacy and confidentialityRespect someone else’s home environmentBe a non smoker due to medical reasonsBe willing to be police checked (enhanced DBS). Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the positionBe legally allowed to work in the UK Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed through the individual or their appointed person and not Independent Lives.