Personal Assistant

Ref: LR7969

Location: Crawley


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

3 hours per week term time and 7 hours per week in school holidays (actual days and shift times by mutual agreement)

Hourly pay rate:


Are you a compassionate, patient, and dedicated individual looking to make a positive impact on a young boy's life? We are looking for a Support Worker/Personal Assistant for our 10-year-old son who loves football and supports Crystal Palace.

As a Support Worker/Personal Assistant, you will our son navigate life's adventures while ensuring his safety and well-being. Your role will involve providing one-on-one support, engaging in meaningful activities, and fostering his independence.

Tasks will include supporting our son to access the community in activities he enjoys such as swimming, bowling, or even a trip to the seaside, encouraging social interactions and experiences outside the home.

The above tasks could be by car for which 35 p a mile will be paid or on public transport.

Help shape a brighter future for this young football enthusiast while enjoying fulfilling and rewarding work as a Support Worker/Personal Assistant. Apply today and be a part of his incredible story!

Duties include:

Personal Care: 

  • Prompt to wipe and flush after using the toilet and to wash hands.


  • Accompany employer son when accessing social and leisure activities keeping him safe.
  • The above duties could involve driving the employer’s son in the PA’s car for which mileage will be paid.

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