Social Support Assistant

Ref: MP7873

Location: Chichester


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Monday & Friday 10.30am - 1.30pm Wednesday – 12 noon – 3pm 9 hours per week in total

Hourly pay rate:

£12 per hour

I am a 50-year-old man looking for support:

To accompany me to access my local community

To engage with me in social and leisure activities

To accompany me walking my 3 friendly dogs.

To drive me in your own vehicle in return for mileage at 35p per mile

The local community part of this role will function like a ‘Buddy’ as you will be expected to join in with the social and leisure activities.

This could be a very rewarding role for the right person. Are you that person?

Duties include:

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

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the workplace
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • 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
  • Happy to work in a smoking environment

  • Honest and cheerful with a good sense of humour


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