Personal Assistant

Ref: MV251

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 to Sunday-mornings. Cover for holidays and sickness as required.

Hourly pay rate:

£15 per hour

Hello, my name is Sam, I am a young man who enjoys watching sports such as football, tennis, and cricket. As a wheelchair user I have a keen interest in improving accessibility for disabled people in society, my latest agenda has been to improve wheelchair access on the railway services. I am in the process of starting my own podcast and hope for it to be successful in helping other people. I also enjoy trips to the theatre, especially comedy and murder mystery shows, as well as bowling and going to the beach. I’m looking for some personal assistants to help me with my morning routine and support with physiotherapy exercises.

Duties include:

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

  • Support with physiotherapy exercises


  • Occasionally take me out and about in the community, driving me in my Motability vehicle.

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