Personal Assistant

Ref: ES169

Location: Lewes


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

2 shifts a day Saturday and Sunday at the following times: 10:30am – 2:30pm – 4 hour shift 6:30pm – 10:30pm – 4 hour shift

Hourly pay rate:


I am a gentleman looking for a personal assistant to support me within my home. I am registered blind and have cognitive problems and memory loss. I am a musician and have a passion for music.

This role involves documenting on my computer any correspondence or conversations that I have during your shift. You will also organise and complete the day-to-day tasks on a software called Outlook Professional.  When required you will need to drive me in my vehicle to any appointments or events I need to attend.

The successful applicant will be happy to drive my vehicle, have a UK driving licence and for insurance purposes be over the age of 25. The successful applicant must be computer literate, have a reasonable typing speed and be able to cook food when requested to a reasonable standard.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Cooking

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
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety
  • Happy to work in a smoking environment

  • Must be happy to work in a smoking environment – the area you work within the house will be non-smoking; the area of the house I do smoke in has filters that filter the smoke.
  • Must be over the age of 25 for insurance purposes.


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