Personal Assistant/Support Worker

Ref: LR8027

Location: Horsham


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

2 hours per week term time or 4 hours every other week and 4 hours per week in school holidays (actual days and shift times by mutual agreement but will be at weekends)

Hourly pay rate:


Are you ready to embark on exciting outdoor adventures with our incredible 8-year-old son who has love for the great outdoors?

He loves taking walks in the woods or local park, blowing bubbles along the way. At home he loves being on his trampoline or being on his phone or watching tv particularly Paw Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines.

Our son is nonverbal. He uses PEC cards for communication but understands English exceptionally well and responds to instructions, you'll find it easy to connect with him. He has a favourite textured ball, that accompanies him everywhere.

Apply today if you're enthusiastic about interacting with children and really making a difference.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Dressing / undressing

  • Nappy changing
  • Accompany employers son out of the house keeping him safe.

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

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