Job Title:       Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant
Location:       East Worthing        
Hourly rate:       £10.00
Reference:          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 check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Description
Typical 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 specification
The 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 & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.