Support Worker /PA

Ref: CSES570

Location: Seaford


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

Three hours twice a week, actual working times can be discussed at interview.

Hourly pay rate:


I am on the autistic spectrum and at times I experience high anxiety. I also have OCD.

I am looking for a Support worker/ buddy to work with me. I need help with my time management, planning journeys, a buddy to go out into the community with to support me to increase my confidence and independence. I also need guidance and support with basic life skills such as cooking and meal planning.


Duties include:

  • Moving and handling
  • 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

Sensitive to and some knowledge and understanding of Autism and OCD

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

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