Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant-BRR6915 Job Title: Support Worker/Personal Care AssistantLocation: East Worthing Hourly rate: £10.00Reference: BRR6915 Hours/shifts: 4.00pm-7.00pm on Tuesdays 8.30-9.30am on Fridays Extra hours may be available later on Summary • I am a 50 year old man living with my wife and dog in East Worthing• I have Huntingdon’s disease which affects my speech and movement• I use a mobility scooter• I enjoy dog walking and badminton • I need support to attend social activities and appointments e.g. day centre and possibly sailing in future. • Small amount of personal care required e.g. adjusting clothing after using the toilet, cutting up food, supervision when eating. • I require a driver with their own car as one of the main tasks initially will be to drive me to/from day centre. • You must also be friendly, reliable, punctual and trustworthy Other Requirements • Must have a UK driving licence • Must have access to own vehicle • Other : All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checkSuccessful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts. DescriptionTypical duties Personal Care: • Assistance when using the toilet e.g. adjusting clothing, doing up belt etc• Mealtimes e.g. cutting up food, supervision when eating to prevent choking. Social: Driving to/from activities and appointments e.g. day centre, sailing. Person specificationThe successful applicant will be: • Friendly and cheerful• Comfortable with dogs• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality• Reliable with good time-keeping• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties• Patient and understanding• Honest and trustworthy• 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 & SafetyPrevious experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.