Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant

Ref: BRR8041

Location: Bognor Regis

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Saturday and Sundays – flexible hours

Hourly pay rate:

£11

I am a mother to 6 year old twin boys and require a pro-active support worker to assist me with taking them out for social activities

They have Autistic Spectrum Disorder and have limited speech so experience of ASD is required.

They enjoy being active and outdoors, running around, going swimming, going to the park, trampolining and soft play.

Support with personal care e.g. changing for swimming, toileting, washing hands required.

Ideally you should be able to swim, although they currently use the baby pool.

You should also be fit and healthy to do the required duties and able to keep them safe and supervised at all times.

You must be patient, reliable, friendly, trustworthy and flexible.

You must also be a driver with your own car and a non-smoker.  Reasonable mileage when taking the boys out will be reimbursed.

You will report to me as your employer

This would be a great opportunity to make a real difference to a young family’s life.

Duties include:

Personal care: 

Changing for swimming, using the toilet, washing hands etc

Social: 

Assisting mum with taking the children out to activities in the community e.g. swimming, park, soft play venues, trampolining.

Driving them in your car.

Keeping the children safe and supervised at all times.

Being proactive/making suggestions for other suitable 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
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

  • Experienced in Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Friendly and cheerful
  • A driver with own car
  • Able to swim ideally

Additional requirements

Non-smoker due to medical reasons

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