Self-Employed PA required

Ref: LTES494

Location: Lewes


Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

5 hours per week, Monday and Thursday afternoons are best, however there is flexibility.

Hourly pay rate:

To be discussed

I am a young at heart 94 year old lady,  looking for a self employed PA for 5 hours per week to go out, trips to the seaside, occasional shopping trips, and visiting  family.

I have a visual impairment, as I have macular degeneration.

I feel very isolated socially, so am looking for someone who enjoys a good conversation.

I have interests in current affairs, local affairs, and politics.

Duties include:

  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Bathroom assistance

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

  • Kindness and sensitivity
  • Must be self-employed and able to provide evidence of this

Additional requirements

Non-smoker preferred or someone willing to refrain from smoking during working hours, Vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission


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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