Female Self-Employed Personal Assistant/ Support Worker

Ref: TM7714

Location: Chichester


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

8.30am-9.30am every day 6.00 pm-7.00pm every day Times can vary slightly for example 9am-10am and 5.30pm-6.30pm Please apply even if you can only cover a few of the shifts. Some flexibility would be desirable

Hourly pay rate:

£20.00 per hour

I am looking for Self Employed Carers to assist my friend who is in her late eighties.

The support is needed to help her to stay independent and living in her own home.

Care and support is needed with general activities of daily living for example preparing meals, prompting with medication, assisting with personal care, changing bed linen and putting washing on.

My friend lives on her own and enjoys activities like reading, completing crosswords and watching wildlife in her garden.

She is a very independent lady and knows what she likes and dislikes.

I am looking for carers who are willing to spend time building a good relationship with her and provide me with respite from the caring role that I have taken on.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Clinical tasks
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

  • Laundry- All aspects
  • Changing/ Making bed
  • Taking out rubbish
  • Washing and showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
  • Help getting into and out of shower as required
  • Supervision and assistance with all washing/showering
  • Assistance with applying cream
  • Using the toilet/changing pads

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


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