I am looking for personal care  for a woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: No

Hours per week:

up to 40 hours a week, Ideally 9am-5pm weekdays but this is flexible and a job share can be available

Hourly pay rate:

£12.50 per hour


Burgess Hill, UK

Female Support Worker/ Personal Care Assistant


I love books and listen to a lot of audiobooks. I also love learning and research all sorts of things that catch my interest, especially psychology, health related topics and attachment parenting.

I like to be crafty; making cards, crocheting, decorating cakes for the family. I don’t really get a chance to do much of this due to the needs of the family but I am hoping to do more of this with your help.

We are a Christian family and home educate our children. As our PA you would need to be comfortable In a Christian environment but would not have to participate yourself.

A full driving licence and willingness to drive the employer’s vehicle is essential as you will need to be able to drive us to home educating events like forest school etc. and medical appointments.

Any training that is needed for the role will be available if needed

We would really appreciate your help and support and look forward to hearing from you.

Duties include:

  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

Making tea for the employer's guests
Support with looking after my children
Preparing drinks, snacks and meals for family, including preparing special feed for employer
putting on compression tights
Assistance with putting on leg splints
Help with mobilising e.g. fetching walking frame, wheelchair
Driving me in my mobility car and accompany me and my children to go out e.g. for
• Medical appointments,
• Shopping
• Home educating events
• Social/leisure activities.

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
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Willing to assist with caring for children
Patient and flexible
Friendly and cheerful
Driving licence and willingness/ability to drive the employer’s vehicle i.e. would be useful but not essential.


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

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