Job Title: Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant
Location: Goring-by-Sea, Worthing
Hourly rate: £9.00
Reference: BRR3500
Hours/shifts: 6 hours Friday from 9am – 3pm (this is flexible and can be discussed at interview)

• 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.
• 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.

Typical duties

Personal Care: 
• Support with toileting
• Assisting with showering
• Supporting with getting dressed/undressed.

Preparing dinner

Support with swimming, going to the cinema and pub, going to see friends, watching football and shopping.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 

  • Be comfortable to support me with Personal Care tasks
  • Have a full driving licence and be willing/able to drive employer’s car
  • 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 send 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