Ref: ES106

Location: Saint Leonards


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Monday to Friday 7.45am – 9.15am, job share available please apply if you do any of the above days.

Hourly pay rate:

£13 per hour

Enthusiastic, cheerful and reliable female support worker/s needed to help get me up in the morning.  I am a 26-year-old young woman with cerebral palsy needing help with all my personal care.  I like to chat, watch DVD’s and look forward to my day ahead.

I am generally good natured and friendly if you are happy to help me do things my way.

I have cerebral palsy and need help with all tasks due to my physical limitations.

I use a powered wheelchair as I cannot walk but I am good at doing standing transfers with help

My mum will help with some of the tasks as I prefer to transfer using a turner not a hoist.

I have some speech, but you will need to get to know me to understand me.

Training will be given, and a care is in place for you to follow

Duties include:

  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

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

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