Social Support Assistant

Ref: DP933

Location: Shoreham-by-Sea


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm

Hourly pay rate:

£14 per hour, plus expenses

I am a 29 year old autistic young  lady living in Shoreham by Sea. I am looking for a PA/companion. I love walking, visiting interesting places, arts & crafts, swimming and table tennis.

Hours are every other Saturday and Sunday 10 till 4.00 Pay £14 per hour plus expenses. You will need a full driving license and your own car.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

  • Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities e.g. Country walks, playing tennis, badminton, cinema and swimming.
  • Finding fun arts and crafts activities we can do
  • Helping me access activities at the weekends.
  • The above 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

  • Experience and Knowledge of Autism is beneficial but training can be offered if needed


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