Job Title: Support Worker
Location:           Southampton 
Hourly rate:         £8.50
Reference:              HCC1272
Hours/shifts: 10-15 hours a week possibly more in the future. We are able to be flexible about days/times
Summary
 This role involves supporting a young man to get up and prompting to take medicines, clean teeth, check food is in date, plan meals and supporting him to cook, no personal care. Support is also needed with washing clothes and food shopping.  Support is also needed to maintain a social life. Mental health training desirable.
Other Requirements
 
• The gentleman vapes within the home 
• 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
Domestic -     
Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away
Helping with laundry, washing and drying
Loading and unloading the washing machine
Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line
Meal Planning
Support to prepare meals
Personal Care:
Prompting to take medicines
Prompting to clean teeth
Social:   
• Support to maintain social life, go down the pub, play pool etc.
 Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
• Able to tolerate the employer Vaping in the work place
• 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
• Ability to motivate is a desirable quality.
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.