Part-Time personal assistant required

Ref: DP7182

Location: Crawley


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

16 hours a week.

Hourly pay rate:


Are you compassionate, reliable, and looking for a rewarding part-time role? I’m seeking a personal assistant to support me for 16 hours a week with a variety of tasks, including personal care, domestic duties, and social activities.


  • Personal Care: Assisting with daily routines to ensure comfort and wellbeing.
  • Domestic Duties: Helping with household chores such as cleaning, meal preparation, and managing appointments and paperwork.
  • Social Tasks: Accompanying and supporting in social activities to enhance quality of life.

About Me: I’m approaching 40 and navigating life with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. I maintain a positive outlook and strive to see the cup as always half full. Some days I can dance in the rain, while other days I lay down in it. I value gratitude and try to find joy in every situation.


  • Access to your own vehicle is preferred for ease of transport and running errands.
  • A friendly, patient, and understanding personality is a must.

If you’re interested in making a meaningful difference in my life and joining me on this journey, please get in touch. I look forward to meeting you!


Duties include:

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

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the workplace
  • 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
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety
  • Happy to work in a smoking environment

Access to own vehicle is preferred for this role.



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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