Personal Care Assistant/ Support worker

Ref: DP2127

Location: Rustington


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

Mondays 11 hours available-flexible times, Fridays-2 hours available.

Hourly pay rate:

£12.50 per hour

I am a 32 year old lady who is friendly and loves to talk. I am looking for a PA to work as part of a team of carers who provide a 24 hour care regime for me. Hours may vary and could include overnight and weekends and holiday cover for primary carer (mother).

I need someone to assist me with basic personal care and help me to learn and practise independent living skills. Also to supervise me within and outside of the home.

I also require guidance and supervision as I am not always aware of my personal safety.

I have two cats so must like cats and help me look after them from time to time.

I have occasional epileptic seizure - training will be given on how to manage this

Full driving licence would be useful, as I love going out for lunches, socialising and going to music concerts and events.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

  • Support required with showering.
  • Assistance needed for toileting.
  • Minimal personal care required.
  • Assistance in the community, for example: swimming, shopping and going for a coffee.

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

  • Must have a UK driving license. Mileage paid at 45p per mile if using own car but you will have access to my car also
  • Must like cats


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