I am looking for personal care  for a man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: No

Hours per week:

2 hours in the morning Saturdays and Sunday. Around 10am start but happy to discuss this if a later start time is wanted Some extra hours are available on a Wednesday evening from between 5pm-10pm (Social hours only)

Hourly pay rate:



Lancing, UK

Personal Assistant


He had a stroke when he was 37yrs old so his left side is paralyzed, due to this he needs some assistance with showering and dressing. His Personal Assistance should be able support him so he can get his confidence and mobility back after his hospital stay and have a great sense of humour (just like him).

Duties include:

  • Cooking
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

• Preparing meals for me for the weekend
• Possibly a little ironing
• Supervision and assistance with showering, drying
• Assistance with applying moisturizer
• Assistance with detaching and reattaching FES (this is similar to a TENS machine and provides electrical stimulus to help his muscles move better)
• Accompany my brother to meet my husband and I to go for a meal on a Wednesday. You are welcome to join us too

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
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

• Cheerful with a good sense of humour


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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