Direct Payments Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker/ Personal Care Assistant BRR3500 Job Title: Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant Location: Goring-by-Sea, Worthing Hourly rate: £9.00 Reference: BRR3500 Hours/shifts: 3 hours on Wednesday and Friday evenings (6.30pm-9.30pm but this can be flexible). 4/5 hours on Saturdays (12.00pm-4.00/5.00pm but again can be flexible). Summary I am an outgoing, fun and active 26 year old man with Cerebral Palsy living with my family and dog in Goring. I am currently looking for a PA to start in February 2021. The successful applicant would be comfortable with supporting me with personal care tasks. These include: toileting, showering, getting dressed/undressed, and preparing my dinner. The social aspect of this role includes: swimming, going to the cinema/pub, going to see friends, watching football and shopping Tasks include supporting with social activities e.g. swimming, going to the cinema/pub, going to see friends, watching football, shopping. I need support in the swimming pool so ability to swim essential. Extra work on an ad hoc basis may be available too as well as some over nights. Previous experience is not essential as full training is provided. However, you must have a full driving licence and be willing/able to drive my car for me (please do not apply otherwise). You should be friendly, trustworthy and reliable. Other Requirements Must be comfortable with pets Must have a UK driving licence Other : 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 Personal Care: Support with toileting Assisting with showering Supporting with getting dressed/undressed. Domestic - Preparing dinner Social: Support with swimming, going to the cinema and pub, going to see friends, watching football and shopping. Person specification The successful applicant will be: Have a full driving licence and be willing/able to drive employer’s car Be comfortable to support me with Personal Care tasks Be comfortable around dogs Be able to swim and assist employer in swimming pool Be friendly and cheerful 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 Patient and flexible Be trustworthy and honest 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 Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer/and his family and not Independent Lives To apply for this role please email your name, phone number and email address along with the job reference number to [email protected] so the employer can contact you for an initial chat.