Overnight Respite Pa

Ref: DP6108

Location: Littlehampton


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Every other weekend: Friday Evening at 7pm - 8am Saturday Morning (13 hour shift) = this includes a sleeping night Saturday Evening at 7pm - 8am Sunday Morning (13 hour shift) = this includes a sleeping night

Hourly pay rate:



I am a mum of two 18 year old boys with Autism. Both boys are chatty but maybe a little shy initially but will become more comfortable in time. They have a keen interest in music and enjoy playing their Xbox.

I am looking for a for friendly and caring personal assistant to stay at my home every other weekend. This role will involve you staying at my home from 7pm in the evening until 8am in the morning Friday & Saturday. During this shift you will just need to stay in the house with the boys and provide reassurance as they can become anxious when I am not around. The boys will often keep themselves occupied but occasionally will enjoy watching a film together.


Duties include:

  • Companionship

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