Job Title: Support Worker

Location:  East Wittering          

Hourly rate: £10 per hour       

Reference:  TM6510           

Hours/shifts: Tuesday 9 am -2 pm, Friday 9 am-2 pm

Summary

 

  • A Support Worker is needed for a 23 year old man with mental health issues.
  • The client is a kind and caring young man who needs a support worker to help reduce social isolation.
  • The work will involve supporting the client to access activities such as visiting the cinema, swimming, bowling, visiting cafes and talking his dog for a walk.
  • Prompting and encouragement with personal care is needed.

Other Requirements

  • Must be comfortable with pets-1 dog
  • Must have a UK driving licence
  • Must have access to own vehicle

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.

Domestic -      

Putting laundry in dryer and putting away

Changing bed linen

Bed making

Supporting and encouraging with general housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.

Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.

Shopping

Tidying

Personal Care:  

Encouraging to shower/wash/upkeep of personal hygiene

Encouraging to change clothes regularly

 

Social:

Assistance with gardening, visiting garden centres choosing plants flowers.

Accompanying and assisting client on shopping trips when required

Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, swimming, bowling, cinema and walking the dog

Accompanying to doctors and hospital appointments

Accompanying on trips out e.g. visiting café or going out to lunch

The above duties will involve driving the client in the PA’s car,

The successful applicant will be:

  • Able refrain from smoking 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.