Self-employed Personal Assistant

Ref: CZ8091

Location: Hassocks


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required:

Hours per week:

9.5 hours per week

Hourly pay rate:

£17 per hour

Urgent-immediate start for right person.

I am a friendly man in my fifties, with a rich and colourful background, who is neurodiverse including autistic and ADHD. I am looking for support and assistance with keeping on top of things and organizing my life and creating routines and frameworks to make life smoother and day to day activities more manageable, as well as someone to help me with unexpected matters.

I am looking for a kind and understanding personal assistant with oodles of common sense to help me keep on top of domestic tasks including cleaning, etc. and be willing to undertake some of those at times as well as with shopping, meal, financial and other planning, taking medications, responding and managing correspondence, diary management, and other such matters.

The ideal person will be sympathetic and display an understanding of emotional trauma as well as an understanding of the challenges faced by the neurodiverse and those suffering from severe mental health difficulties.

I am an appreciative and loyal employer, and this may be a long-term role with the possibility of more hours for the right person.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

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

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be engaged directly by the individual and not Independent Lives. This role is for a self-employed worker, successful applicants will be required to prove self-employed status and undergo self-employment checks.

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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