Early Morning Help Wanted

Ref: DP1720

Location: Shoreham-by-Sea


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Mon, Thurs and Fri 7.30am-9.30am with additional hours when needed

Hourly pay rate:

£15.00 per hour

To give my 25 year old daughter her breakfast and medication, brush her teeth and sit with her until her transport for her Day Centre arrives to collect her.

This can be term time only or continue during school holidays, as I work in education.

On the odd occasion I may need a PA to sit with my daughter if I go out in the evening to meet up with friends socially for a few hours. This again would mean giving my Daughter her dinner, meds and hoist her into bed.

My daughter is very laid back and as a parent I am not highly strung, just wanting and needing someone who loves their job and giving a high standard of care

Duties include:

  • Bathroom assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Eating and drinking assistance

  • Teeth brushing
  • Occasionally hoist her into bed.
  • Other personal care tasks may be needed occasionally
  • Whilst on duty at the employer’s home watching TV and assisting with craft 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
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Additional requirements

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours


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