Personal Assistant

Ref: DP6637

Location: Angmering


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Variable, between 8am – 8pm weekends and school holidays

Hourly pay rate:

£12.00 per hour plus 45p per mile

I am looking for a PA for my disabled 10-year-old son who is on the Autism spectrum and has epilepsy.

He is a very happy boy who loves physical activities, especially trampolines and swimming, but also trips to the park, climbing frames, swings - so this is quite a physical role requiring someone engaging and energetic.

He is pre-verbal, cannot use any communication aids consistently yet, and is fully incontinent

A driver with access to own car is essential.

Duties include:

  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • 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


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