Female Personal Assistant

Ref: DP405

Location: Bognor Regis


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

Every other Thursday evening 6pm - 8pm (with some flexibility), every other Sunday 9am -5pm, plus the option to cover other hours as needed

Hourly pay rate:

£12 weekday rate and £15 Sunday rate

Lady in a wheelchair, in Bognor Regis, mid 50's looking for a PAYE or self-employed carer to join my team so I can continue to remain living in my own home. My interests are varied, ranging from baking to going out and about, socialising. The hours required are, every other Thursday evening 6pm - 8pm (with some flexibility), every other Sunday 9am -5pm, plus the option to cover other hours as needed. Rates of pay are £12 per hour Monday to Friday and £15 per hour on a Sunday. Driver required (to use my own Wheelchair Accessible vehicle (WAV) car).


Duties include:

  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

  • Assist me in my exercise classes
  • Accompany me to meet friends and family
  • Cinema
  • Theatre
  • Attending social events etc.
  • Assisting me with the grandchildren when out and in the home.
  • Accompany me to visit my parent’s grave and assist with arranging flowers, keeping the area clean and tidy.
  • Accompany me to cafés and places to eat out
  • Accompany me to support groups and occasional longer journeys
  • Working alongside /helping with arts and crafts activities.
  • Accompanying me to the doctors/hospital appointments when required
  • Pushing my manual wheelchair when out.
  • The above duties may involve driving me in my Wheelchair Accessible vehicle (WAV) car, using the winch to get me in and out of the car, if required.

Other Tasks:

  • Using a hoist.
  • Assisting me with my wheelchair to adjust breaks etc.

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
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard


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