Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker required DP3500 Job Title: Personal Support Assistant Location: Goring by Sea Hourly rate: £9.00 Reference: DP3500 Hours/shifts: Monday, hours in the afternoon and hours in the evening available Summary I am a 24 old man who needs support with day to day living The role will involve supporting me with my morning and evening routine, personal care and accompany me out and about with sport and leisure activities. Other Requirements Must be comfortable with pets 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 - Changing bed linen Bed making Any other reasonable task Personal Care: Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required Assistance with applying cream General hair/skin care Using the toilet Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings Getting into bed Assistance with getting out of bed using a hoist Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example assisting employer to get changed at swimming pool/gym. Getting in and out of the wheelchair ('transferring') Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, assistance to eat Physiotherapy exercises Other reasonable task Social: Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required Accompanying when clothes-buying, including help with un/dressing and lifting clothes on/off the rails. Driving and accompanying to social activates in my mobility car The above duties will involve driving the my son in his mobility car Any other reasonable task Person specification The successful applicant will be: 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.