Female* Self-employed Personal Assistant/ Support Worker

Ref: LR231

Location: Uckfield


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Weekdays 7 hours a week (actual days and shift times by mutual agreement)

Hourly pay rate:

Expected to be £20 per hour but please apply with your rates and terms

Are you a compassionate and dedicated individual with a heart for helping others? Do you have a passion for making a positive impact in the lives of those struggling with anxiety and mental health challenges?

As a self-employed Support Worker, you will provide one-on-one support, guidance, and companionship to a someone who has a strong Christian faith who is navigating the complexities of anxiety and mental health issues.


You will need to

  • Build trust with the client
  • Offer emotional support and a listening ear.
  • Assist with daily domestic tasks , life skills development and accessing the local community.
  • Encourage self-care and self-management strategies.
  • Foster a safe and supportive environment.
  • No personal care is required

Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking

  • Support to access the local community

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
  • 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