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16-18 Kingston Road
Portsmouth PO1 5RZ

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Home Assistant - Help Around The Home Service working in the PO7 - PO9 areas

Salary: £7.83 per hour + travel time

The Help Around The Home (HATH) Home Assistant plays a vital role in the day-to-day support of clients’ health and safety household needs within the Help Around The Home Service, which is delivered across Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Havant and surrounding areas to older and less able community members who pay for this charitable service provision.

Function of the post

Home Assistant staff are expected to work as part of the HATH services team undertaking household chores inside the homes of residents living in Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Havant and the surrounding areas. Service support is prioritised via a needs assessment process carried out by the HATH office-based team to ensure that local older and/or disabled people's needs are supported sympathetically and enthusiastically.

The purpose of the HATH service incorporating our Gardening service is to safeguard and promote the interests of older people and/or their carers by providing practical services and support in their own homes. Our service has a reputation for reliability and quality.

Home Assistant staff are responsible for organising and carrying out the Age UK Portsmouth/client contracted work appropriate to each property upon instruction, which might include a range of responsibilities including cleaning, bed linen washing or food shopping. In addition, work must be carried out within the Age UK Portsmouth/client agreed contracted times, meeting HATH office specified work requirements to the high standards established by Age UK Portsmouth.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference to the lives of older people in Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Havant and surrounding areas.

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An Application Form can be downloaded below. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 31 May 2018

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