Personal Assistant

Ref: DP7103

Location: Bognor Regis


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Wednesday and Friday, 4 hours per day plus holiday and sickness cover. More hours possible as required.

Hourly pay rate:

£10.50 per hour. Mileage is paid at 45 per mile when taking employer out in their vehicle

I am a man in my 50s with a great sense of humour.

My sense of humour can run away with me sometimes and I struggle to be appropriate in some social situations. This is due to brain damage that I have sustained from a degenerative neurological condition.

I am looking for a personal assistant who will be happy to support me in my home and out shopping or walking my lovely dog.

This is a rewarding role and although you don't need any previous experience you must have a good sense of humour (like me) and be encouraging and supportive

Duties include:

  • Personal grooming
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Companionship
  • Looking after pets

Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing
Generally there is no personal care needed but I do need cream put on my feet and the occasional help with shaving or putting shoes on may be required
I do need to be reminded to eat
Support while out and about, providing a steady arm to enable me to walk safely
Support to walk my dog
Support with trips out

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
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • 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