Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker HCC1272 Job Title: Support WorkerLocation: Southampton Hourly rate: £8.50Reference: HCC1272Hours/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 checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical 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 lineMeal PlanningSupport 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 specificationThe 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.