Male Support Workers/Personal Care Assistants

Ref: BRRES241

Location: Eastbourne

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

5 hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, times to be arranged. Would suit a job share between 2-3 people, please apply for the days you're interested in.

Hourly pay rate:

£12.50 weekdays, £15.00 weekends. Mileage rate: 45p per mile

I am a 46 year old, young at heart man living with my wife and cat in central Eastbourne.

I enjoy painting/drawing and also love computer games, tabletop gaming, swimming and bike riding.

I am looking for a patient, flexible, reliable PA to support me with housework, laundry, meal planning, shopping, admin tasks and budgeting.

I have memory problems, so need prompting/encouragement to keep on task.

You would also be required to provide companionship and support with fun social activities e.g. walks, swimming, bike rides and help me with attending medical appointments.  A male PA is required to assist me with changing clothes for swimming.

Driver with own car is essential.  Mileage would be reimbursed.

Experience of supporting people with mental health and learning disabilities is required.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

  • Prompting/encouraging to keep to task
  • Support with social activities and appointments
  • Meal planning

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
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

  • Male due to personal care needs
  • Driver with own car

The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.

Additional requirements

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

Notes:

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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