Job Title: Support Worker

Location:           Southampton 

Hourly rate:         £8.50

Reference:              HCC1272

Hours/shifts: 24  hours a week

Summary

 This role involves supporting a young man to get up and dressed and prompting to take medicines, clean teeth, check food is in date, plan meals, supporting him to cook, no personal care. Help with washing clothes also.  Support to maintain 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.

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

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.