Support worker/ personal assistant

Ref: DP7233

Location: Chichester


I am looking for personal care for a Woman

Drivers licence required: No

Hours per week:

4 – 6 hours per week over 1 or 2 days, exact days and times to be discussed (not Thursdays)

Hourly pay rate:


I am looking for a personal assistant with a positive, cheerful disposition, who is energetic and loves dogs. I need help with motivation and would support to attend new activities and have the odd day out. I am energetic, friendly and extremely keen to try new things but just lacking in confidence due to previous mental health issues

I have a friendly dog, which will sometimes be with me during support sessions, so a dog friendly person is ideal.

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Companionship

  • To accompany and support me when accessing the community and activities that I enjoy e.g. swimming, pottery, arts and crafts.
  • To help me find and access new activities, if they take my interest and meaningful activities, such as voluntary opportunities

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • 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

  • Be friendly with a good sense of humour and be a good sympathetic listener.
  • I like to walk and can do so at quite a fast pace, so must be fit enough for this.
  • Be a good motivator.

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