Personal Assistant

Ref: DP3584

Location: Chichester


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

8am to 9.30 and 3.30 to 6pm 5 days a week. Other hours negotiable for holiday periods and weekends. Job share is available so please apply for any hours you can commit to

Hourly pay rate:

£13 per hour

PA needed for 18 year old girl who is a wheelchair user.

I am chatty and friendly and enjoy cooking, shopping and arts and crafts.

I need help with all personal care including toileting and dressing.

I need a PA To accompany me to and from college 4 days a week and to support me at home when not at college

Manual handling training will be given

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Cooking
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

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

Additional requirements

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours


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