Support Worker

Ref: DP6114

Location: Rustington

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

9.30am-1pm Wednesdays, exact starting times can be negotiated, 2.30-4.30 on Fridays.

Hourly pay rate:

£12

I am a young woman with a busy life. I work part time and enjoy reading, cycling and singing.
Tasks include domestic support, admin and support in the community including meal planning and shopping.
You must be a driver and happy to drive me in your car.

Duties include:

  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Other relevant duties as required

Maintaining my safety; this involves helping me to risk assess in the home and in the community.
Support and prompt me to eat healthily and ensure food items are not out of date
Support me to make menu plans, shopping lists and to accompany me shopping
Drive me in your vehicle; you must have a full clean UK licence and have personal business insurance included on your car insurance
Prompt and support me with all aspects of cleaning and tidying to ensure my home is hygienic and safe
Support and assist me to organise my home and contents e.g. sorting cupboards, clothes etc
Support me to manage my finances and help me to budget
Assist me with admin, paperwork, letters and filing
Support me to make health appointments
Support me if I am feeling anxious, upset or depressed. If after talking to me you have concerns about my health speak to my mother.

Candidate qualities:

  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality

Be able to learn and understand the disabled person’s needs and work in a person centred way
Be able to complete tasks to high standards of hygiene and health and safety
Be a well organised person and enjoy household admin
Be honest and cheerful, patient and kind
Be a driver with own car; you must have a full clean UK licence and have personal business insurance included on your car insurance
Be willing to be police checked (enhanced DBS). Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the position
Be happy working in a home with a cat
Please note that experience of working with or caring for people with disabilities is preferred

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