Female Personal Assistant

Ref: TM3021

Location: Haywards Heath


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

12noon - 5pm Monday to Friday (exact times/hours TBC)

Hourly pay rate:

£12 per hour

I am a 29 year old woman living with my husband and shortly due to have a baby in February of this year

I am looking for someone to assist me with some personal care and to support me with my role of being a new mother.

I will need physical help to care for my new baby for example; lifting, rocking and changing nappies.

I require assistance with preparing meals and household tasks.

Ideally the successful applicant will be flexible and willing to cover when other PA'S are on leave.

Starting rate £12 per hour


  • This will be a rewarding role with all necessary training provided

Duties include:

  • Personal grooming
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Looking after pets
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

  • General housework and tidying, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming, helping with laundry, changing bed linen.
  • Feeding and taking the dog out if required.
  • Assisting with looking after my new baby.
  • Assistance with the care of a baby/child for example lifting, feeding, rocking and changing nappies.
  • Helping with other aspects of personal care as required, for example nail care
  • Assist with physiotherapy exercises
  • Assisting with showering/drying whilst helping to maintain as much independence as possible
  • Assistance with transfers between commode/shower chair/wheelchair
  • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
  • Assisting employer to attend baby groups.
  • Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments and other trips eg the vets when required.
  • The above duties will involve driving the employer in the employers car, securing wheelchair safely.

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 due to medical reasons


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