Personal Assistant

Ref: UO7850

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

6 hours monthly with an additional 6-12 hours weekly during school holidays. Days and hours are negotiable and can offer ad hoc shift work

Hourly pay rate:

£10.42 plus mileage expenses at 45p per mile

Are you a person who likes to play football, enjoys the outdoors and talk all things Minecraft, space and most importantly geese? Then you might be the person we are looking for!

I am in search of a fun and outgoing PA for my verbal 10-year-old son who has autism and ADHD.

I am looking for someone to do all the fun and active activities my son wants to do but I can’t due to my own disability. He doesn’t have personal care needs so the role will be largely going out and having fun!

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • 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
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

  • Experience of Autism/ADHD is preferred but not necessary
  • Willingness to learn


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