Personal Assistant

Ref: MVES437

Location: Eastbourne


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

1.5 hours a day Monday to Friday in the afternoons.

Hourly pay rate:


I am a friendly, gregarious lady in my late fifties, with some disabilities, including being registered blind. I’m looking for a personal assistant to support me with housework and laundry and to check medication is not stockpiled. I also need support to get out and about in the community, assistance with some evening meal prep and liaising with my brother-in-law regarding correspondence and any bills that come in. I also need support to attend medical appointments when my brother-in-law can’t attend with me. I would also like my PA to explore groups and clubs with me that I may want to attend.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Companionship

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the workplace
  • 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
  • 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

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