Personal Assistant

Ref: DP5977

Location: Petworth


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Up to 7 hours per week. After school on a Thursday with other hours to be arranged as needed.

Hourly pay rate:


My son is a lovely lad of almost 18. Don’t be intimidated by his height, he is very much a ‘gentle giant.’

He is very independent and manages all his personal care himself. He just loves coming home from school, sitting and building his Lego. We need a PA who will be happy to sit with and supervise him whilst he does this.

There may be the opportunity in the future to take him out and about so you can enjoy activities together.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Companionship

  • Tidying up after activities if needed
  • Supervision whilst playing.

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

  • Must be comfortable with animals e.g. Dog, parrots, canaries, snakes and fish


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