Self-employed Personal Assistant (new rates of pay)

Ref: NDS7642

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

6 hours per week

Hourly pay rate:

£16 per hour

I am a 54-year-old spiritual lady who is looking for a personal assistant to support me with domestic tasks and getting out locally.

I would like someone to get my house spruced up, taking charge of household tasks and help me plan meals. I would also like to opportunities to study online and will need help finding courses that interest me.

I have mental health and physical health needs which affect my everyday needs. Experience of mental health would be desirable.

I am a very private person and like to keep to a low profile.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

  • Support with meal planning to ensure I am making nutritional meals
  • Encourage me to make trips out an engage in activities of interest
  • The above duties will involve driving me in your car

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
  • Happy to work in a smoking environment

  • Experienced in mental health and ideally have experience or knowledge of Schizophrenia.


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