PA for 12 year old male

Ref: DP7178

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

to be discussed

Hourly pay rate:

to be discussed

We are looking for a PA for our son.  It will take time to earn his trust but once you have you will have the most loyal friend ever.  He enjoys animals, trips to the beach and building things (DIY).

He has epilepsy and bradycardia that are under control.  He also has adhd, autism, anxiety and attachment disorder.

He has a really cheeky sense of humour and will come out with one liners that you wont be able to not laugh at. He is a very caring boy and really interested in how things are made and work.  He gets really nervous about trying new things but when with encouragement he achieves it the sense of pride he feels is lovely to see.

We are looking for someone who is calm, patient and willing to give the time to form a positive relationship with our son and help him gain some independence.

Duties include:

  • Companionship

Being able to read our sons moods and help him regulate.

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
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • 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