Work in social care Working as a Personal Assistant Support Worker DP3105 Job Title: Support WorkerLocation: WorthingHourly rate: £10 per hourReference: DP3105 Hours/shifts: Minimum of 4 hours per week with the likelihood of more hours once the PA is familiar with the role. Summary I am an outgoing single mother and I am registered blind. I use a guide dog and have 4 children between the ages of 9 and 14. I require help in the home with domestic duties - see below. Help with the children - homework tasks / reading material. Help out of the home - driving to places - see below. Taking the guide dog to the park for her 'free run'. Other Requirements • UK driving licence desirable• Access to own vehicle desirable 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 Domestic - • Some food preparation• Washing up• Hoovering• Laundry• Shopping Personal Care: Helping to select outfits that match Social: • Reading stories• Leisure activities such as swimming• Comfortable taking my guide dog on occasion• Take the employer to appointments if needed e.g. School, Vets or other Person specificationThe 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 & SafetyPrevious 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 role you will be employed through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.