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Date Added: Sat 29/08/2020

Support Worker

Littlehampton, UK
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Company: INDEPENDENT LIVES (DISABILITY)

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 10

Job Title : Personal Support Assistant Location: Littlehampton Hourly rate: £10 per hour overnight £100 Reference: DP5288 Hours/shifts: Monday to Friday 9-10 Saturday and Sunday 10-11 Overnight the following day Dinner is 5pm to Please note, you will need the reference number when applying Summary I am a mum of 1 daughter, who is 10.
I live with her and my husband.
I like to be as independent as much as I can be, but struggle with many tasks, and sometimes need encouragement to do something myself.
Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9.
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• Must have a UK driving licence
• Other : All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Description Typical duties Will involve personal care and domestic support Morning.
Hoist me to the shower chair from power chair Assist with undressing.
Assist with hair wash occasionally.
Assist with drying.
Hoist to power chair.
Moisturise legs and feet.
Assist with dressing.
Assist with putting up hair occasionally.
Dinner Assist with preparing and serving dinner.
Cleaning kitchen afterwards Bedtime/Morning with overnight stay very occasionally.
From Change into pyjamas.
Hoist to bed to sit Connect catheter to night bag Making a hot/cold drink Assist to lay down at around 10pm Probably not needed at all during the night but just for reassurance.
Disconnect night bag in the morning Hoist to powerchair Make coffee Person specification The successful applicant will be:
• Female* due to personal care needs
• 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 & Safety Previous 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 position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives
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