Female* Social Support Worker DP1420a

Worthing, West Sussex
£8.50 per hour
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for a Social Support Assistant for our client: I am looking for a Personal Assistant to provide companionship and general support for a lovely, bright, intelligent, artistically and musically talented young lady, 20 years old. She has some difficulty with noise sensitivity, slow language processing, high-functioning autism and has mild epilepsy. Epilepsy awareness training provided if required. So, looking for someone who’s gentle, patient, understanding and able to fit in with the family, preferably with a great sense of humour. Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative Reliability and flexibility essential. Requirements 20 hours a week Monday-Friday 2pm – 6pm Extra hours may be available at the weekend and in the mornings Job share available - Please apply if you can do any of these shifts Flexibility required £8.50 per hour Monday – Friday £9.00 per hour weekends and bank holidays Mileage will be paid when accompany on trips out *Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies Must be comfortable with pets Must have a UK driving licence Must have access to own vehicle 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. To Apply: If you are interested in this role of Care Support Worker/ Care Assistant, please click on the apply button below where you will be redirected to our website to complete a full application form. For more information about our company please visit us on: http://www.independentlives.org/ A little about us..... Independent Lives is an organisation that supports and empowers people with disabilities to choose how they receive their care that will enable them to live their lives independently. Each advert we place is on behalf of an Individual Employer. All positions are based in the home environment and employment is on a smaller scale than larger businesses. This environment offers a more personalised working relationship and employees are more valued.