Support Worker/Personal Assistant

Ref: BRRES240

Location: Uckfield


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

 4 hours per week. 2 hours on Monday and Wednesday from 10.00am   

Hourly pay rate:


Would you like a rewarding role where you can make a positive difference to a family’s life?

I am a woman in my 30s living with my husband and 4 children.  We live in a rural location.

I enjoy reading, arts and crafts, music and travel and have a keen interest/passion in special educational needs (SEN).

I have mobility problems and experience pain and flare ups so require support with maintaining my independence.  I also have asthma.

Help is required with domestic/household tasks, managing appointments, dealing with household paperwork and meal preparation/batch cooking.

You should be friendly, patient and reliable, with good admin and organisation skills.

An interest and understanding of SEN would be useful.

You must be a non-smoker, have no pets and good personal hygiene due to mine and my son’s health needs.

You would report directly to me as your employer.


Duties include:

  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation

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
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds. Non-smoker due to medical reasons

Additional requirements

Non-smoker due to medical reasons, Vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission


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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