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I am looking for personal care for a woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Weekday evenings and some day hours either Saturday or Sunday. Flexible and can be discussed at the interview

Hourly pay rate:

£12 per hour

Female Support Worker

MT5788

The purpose of this post is to enable me to enjoy as independent life as possible at home and when out and about.

I am a 19-year-old female trying to live life to the full. I am a cheerful person and love fun activities. I have autism which impacts on my day- to- day life.

I enjoy watching tv and gaming on my PC. I love drawing, Arts and Crafts

This role involves supporting me to access public transport

I am looking for a PA who has a keen sense of humour, is open minded, non-judgmental and has an awareness of Disability issues.

A PA who has excellent time keeping, organisation and communication skills will be a bonus

 

Duties include:

  • Shopping
  • Companionship
  • Bathroom assistance
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling

Additional Duties:

Accompanying and assisting me on shopping trips when required
Accompany me when accessing social and leisure activities, including going to the park
Occasional longer journeys
Accompanying on trips that are of interest
Accompanying on trips out eg to the garden centre, beach, cinema, craft fairs, local visits, out shopping for fun, attending social events.
Whilst on duty at our family home watching TV and assisting with craft activities

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Notes:

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

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. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9

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