I am looking for personal care  for a man

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

*Job Share Considered* During School Term Time (39 weeks per year): Mon-Fri – 7am-10am Mon/Wed/Thurs – 2.15pm-7.30pm Tues/Fri – 4.15pm-7.30pm Total = 37.25 hpw During School Holidays (13 weeks per year) Mon/Thurs/Fri - 7.30am – 7pm Total = 34.5 hpw

Hourly pay rate:

£14 per hour


Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, UK

Social Support/ Social Care Assistant


We are wheelchair users and require 24 hour support for all our care needs from our family and friendly team of PA’s.

Currently we are both in Higher Education and enjoy activities such as going for lunch, attending live football matches (We have season tickets for Brighton and Hove Albion), music concerts (recently saw Rag'n'Bone Man), wildlife parks, the beach etc.

We also enjoy playing video games, old style board games and just going for a drink at the pub.

Outgoing, engaging & supportive and a good sense of humour feature highly in our requirements for new PA’s.

Additional hours are available for this post. These would be evenings or weekend day hours and could be discussed at the interview.

This would be a very rewarding role for the right person. Could that person be you?

Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Cooking
  • Companionship
  • Eating and drinking assistance
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required

Additional Duties:

To accompany us to and from our Higher Education.
Accompany us and facilitate us to access activities such as attending live football matches, Rock concerts, wildlife parks, the beach and going for lunch or just to our local pub.
Joining in with us to play traditional board games and computer games.
Accompanying us to medical appointments.
Transferring us to and from wheelchairs and in and out of bed using a hoist.
Support with general bedtime routines.
Assist us with other aspects of personal and physical care as required.

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Sociable and interactive with a good sense of humour
Show initiative and common sense
Happy and able to learn the required care routine
Friendly and reliable
Cheerful and enthusiastic to learn and interact.
Ideally, you will have a UK driving licence and, in the future, be willing to drive us in our converted vehicle.
The successful applicant will be issued with an employment contract, a job description and Person Specification. You must also be willing to undertake the required mandatory training.
Must be comfortable with Chickens and Cats


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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