Personal Assistant/Housekeeper

Ref: BRR8272

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Up to 8 hours per week, ideally 2.00-4.00pm, days/times to be arranged

Hourly pay rate:


I am a quite healthy 28 year old man with some disabilities.

At the moment I suffer from serious breathing problems and chronic fatigue. I can move but need to be in bed for long periods.

I am interested in all dimensions of health and happiness. I am a good, thoughtful person and I'd treat my PA with respect with a good attitude and willingness to listen and help.

I struggle to work and do all basic home stuff on my own.  I need support with housework, laundry, food preparation, some cleaning of specific things, keeping me company.

I struggle to speak, have selective mutism and am sensitive to sound.


Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

  • Laundry
  • Bed linen changing
  • Sometimes putting the rubbish out
  • Cutting up vegetables (no cooking!)
  • Taking me out in own car occasionally - would like but not essential
  • Extra things if needed, e.g. cleaning specific things

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • 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

  • Quiet, able to rely on written rather than verbal instructions, understanding


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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