Support Worker

Ref: DP1420

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Tuesday-Friday 2-6 with possible flexibility.

Hourly pay rate:

£10 per hour

We are looking for a kind and calm PA to help assist with going out and about, driving to appointments, picking up shopping when I'm ill, and general household/admin help when needed.

The job will involve mingling in as a second person and each day will be different. I live with my mum and my very friendly young dog. I have epilepsy so I'll need someone who will be okay around my seizures and just being able to be there and help practically. Experience in epilepsy isn't necessary, just getting to know me and to have general common sense. Everything would be explained with what to do during a seizure. The right candidate will also need to be understanding and respect that when going out and about, I may wish to be with my mum too as I want to experience more fun trips out with my mum and this is something we are just unable to do without help.

Duties include:

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

Assisting where necessary as well as support

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • 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

  • Ability to complete Admin Tasks
  • Provide and follow Structure in daily life
  • Common sense, practicality, and ability to work on own initiative will be essential


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