Job Title: Support Workers/Personal Care Assistants
Location: Birdham, Chichester
Hourly rate: £10.00 per shift
Reference: BRR7375
Hours/shifts: 4 mornings and 4 afternoons per week to support with a school run during school term times, approx. 30 mins. (Monday-Thursday). Plus an extra 4 hours per week either side of a school run.

Summary 
• I am a 32 year old lady with a visual impairment and learning disability.
• I need support to enable me to take my 6 year old son safely to school in the morning and pick him up again in the afternoon on 4 days per week during school terms.
• You must be friendly, very reliable, honest and trustworthy.
• We can walk to/from the school so driver with own car would be useful but not essential
• You would report to my mother who is the employer.
• This role could be carried out as a job share between 2 PAs so please apply for the shifts you are interested in.

Other Requirements 
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

Social: 
• Accompanying and assisting me to take my 6 year old son to and from school.
• Keeping us safe and supervised at all times on the journey, particularly when crossing roads.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
• Friendly and cheerful
• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• Very reliable with good time-keeping
• Have the ability to keep the client and her son safe and supervised at all times
• 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.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives