Support Worker

Ref: BRR7846

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

4 hours per week, preferably Weds 2pm - 6pm

Hourly pay rate:

£12 per hour

I am a 26 year-old young woman with ASD looking for companionship & support.

I enjoy drawing and playing video games. I take part in games of Dungeons & Dragons over the internet, and I am learning German.

I would like support to develop/increase my independence and self confidence/self-esteem, access social and leisure activities and learn appropriate life skills.

Your duties will include providing companionship, playing video games and assisting me with cooking.

You will also be required to accompany and assist me with social and leisure activities such as going to the park, beach, cinema and local visits and motivate and accompany me with going out for walks.

You must be patient, reliable and cheerful and it would be preferable if you had an interest in art/drawing.

Duties include:

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

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

  • Able to provide companionship and motivation
  • Must be comfortable with cats

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