Personal Assistant/Support Worker

Ref: LR8009

Location: Crawley


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

6 hours a week ideally at the weekend but days and shift times by mutual agreement and can be flexible

Hourly pay rate:

£12 per hour with 35p per mile

We are looking for a reliable and patient personal assistant for our lovely 4-year-old son to engage in activities at home and out and about, this could also be acting as an extra pair of hands on family outings. Our son, is non-verbal but incredibly happy and determined and he does require assistance with mobility and personal care.  If you have a passion for sensory play, messy play, and swimming, and enjoy making a positive impact on a young life, then apply today.

Duties include:

  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

  • Nappy changing

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
  • Creative

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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