Self-Employed Support Worker (No personal Care)

Ref: LTES602

Location: Eastbourne


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

10 Hours per week, days and times to be discussed at interview, although every other Saturday will be needed.

Hourly pay rate:

To be discussed at interview

Self-Employed support worker needed to support me in my own home and to access the community. I’m looking for someone special who can support me to get back to some form of normality. I have an acquired brain injury and will need support for everyday life things.

My memory has been affected but I use reminders on my phone to prompt me to take my medication etc but can be easily distracted so may need a reminder from you.

I can access the community but would like to do more and will need your support to get out and about.

I will need to be encouraged to complete certain things, like personal grooming and dressing and domestic tasks within the home.

I have a very loving and supportive family; my partner and my two children are a constant support to me, but they need a break from time to time.

If you think you can help it would be great to hear from you so, please apply.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Personal grooming
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Gardening

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
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

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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