Personal Assistant/Escort

Ref: MP8229a

Location: Bognor Regis


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

3-4 hours x 2/3 days a week

Hourly pay rate:

Starting rate £12.00 p/h - increasing to an enhanced rate of £13.00 p/h once the required startup training has been successfully completed.

I am looking for someone to accompany my son to and from his nursery on school transport. My son is 3 years old and attends a specialist nursery. He has health needs due to a genetic condition and therefore requires one-to-one support on school transport. My son is not verbal, he has epilepsy, is tube fed and is a wheelchair user. He is also vulnerable to respiratory conditions.

He thrives on company and socialising with others. He responds excitedly to people he knows well and is a delight to work with. He lives in a busy household with 3 siblings.

Previous experience with complex needs is desired although full training will be given for the specific health requirements.

You will accompany my son on school transport from 7.30/8am – 9.30/10am and again from 3pm/3.30pm – 4.30/5pm. Each journey takes between 1.5 & 2 hours depending on traffic. Due to my sons complex health needs, the successful applicant will require training to meet these needs. This training will be provided.


Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Moving and handling
  • Clinical tasks
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • Bathroom assistance

  • Pad changing as required
  • Other aspects of personal care
  • Transferring in and out of the wheelchair

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
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • 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

Additional requirements

Non-smoker due to medical reasons


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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