Job Title: Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant
Location: Goring-by-Sea, Worthing
Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour
Reference: DP3500
Hours/shifts:

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9/9:30am-3:30pm/4pm. This can be flexible

Job share is available and there are extra hours available on an as and when basis.

Summary
● I am an outgoing, fun and active 27-year-old man with Cerebral Palsy living
with my family and my lovely Labrador in Goring.
● I am currently looking for an active and like-minded PA to start ASAP.
● 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 license 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
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:
● 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 and 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