Location: Waterlooville Hourly rate: £9 per hour Reference: TB1342

Summary

Employer has hearing and visual impairments and has a fully trained assistance dog. She requires daily living support to maintain a safe home, maintain paperwork, driving to access the community and shopping. Must be comfortable with being around a dog and having it travel in the car. BSL not required.


Other requirements

Must be comfortable with pets – has an assistance 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.


Typical Tasks will include
Domestic -
- Shopping
- General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
- Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing
- Picking up, keeping floors clear of tripping hazards
- Putting things away in designated places
- Organising food and checking for expiry dates
- Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork

Social:
Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities


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.