Personal Assistant

Ref: ES251

Location: Heathfield


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

8.75 hours per week Monday – Sunday mornings (hours can be split between multiple candidates)

Hourly pay rate:

£15 per hour

I am a male wheelchair user in my 30’s, with cerebral palsy, looking for PA(s) to help with my morning care routine.

I enjoy being creative through podcasting and making people laugh, I would like people who are like-minded, helpful and enthusiastic to start my day at around 8.30am.


Duties include:

  • Personal grooming
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

  • Assisting with physiotherapy exercises and stretches
  • Moving and handling, which includes hoisting out of bed and into shower chair to wash
  • Personal care such as toileting, tooth brushing, dressing and shaving when required
  • Food preparation including making breakfast

Candidate qualities:

  • Own means of transportation
  • Previous experience as a PA for young adults
  • Comfortable with personal care
  • Experience with using moving and handling equipment such as a ceiling track hoist

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

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