Female Personal Care Assistant

Ref: DP4151

Location: Worthing


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:

A few hours per week to be arranged

Hourly pay rate:

£11.50 per hour Monday – Friday, £13.00 per hour Sunday, mileage paid at 40p a mile

I am a highly Independent, bright, and friendly lady, looking for a RELIABLE, like minded Female Personal Assistant to assist me with personal care tasks and some general household duties

I am ambulant but struggle with day-to-day tasks.

I enjoy cinema, theatre, good food and the natural world.

I have a keen interest in current affairs.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Gardening
  • Dressing / undressing

  • Laundry
  • Changing and making bed linen
  • Minor household maintenance e.g. changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing
  • Taking out rubbish
  • Assistance with food prep
  • Supervision and/or assistance with showering, hair washing /drying as required
  • Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
  • To be on call when employer takes bath
  • Assistance with applying creams
  • Help to remind me to take my medication and drink water
  • Accompany employer to doctors / hospital appointments when required

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
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • 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