Domestic Personal Assistant

Ref: DP7346

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Ad hoc hours. Possibility 3 hours per week to start

Hourly pay rate:

£12.50 per hour

I have a daughter who was diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome at birth. She is now 21 and going to college from Worthing to Chichester during terms times. I am looking for a committed domestic personal assistant to support me in my home who could also potentially offer occasional respite care evenings, weekends, holidays if desired and you have the relevant skills or experience working with adults with learning and speech & language difficulties.

The work will involve general tidying, housework and cleaning and I am looking for someone reliable, organised, hygienic and tidy minded, preferably with experience whether professional or personal.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Housekeeping
  • Cooking

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
  • 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


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

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