Support Worker/ Personal Care Assistant

Ref: DP3500

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Man

Drivers licence required: Yes

Hours per week:

Tuesday daytimes 9am-3/4pm and Tuesday and Friday evenings either 5pm-9pm or 5.30pm-9.30pm (can be flexible and a job share is available so please apply for any hours you are available for)

Hourly pay rate:

£10 per hour

I am an outgoing, fun, and active 28-year-old man with Cerebral Palsy living with my family and my lovely Labrador in Goring.

I am currently looking for an active, like minded PA who can start ASAP.

The successful applicant would be comfortable with supporting me with personal care tasks. These include toileting, showering, getting dressed/undressed, and preparing my dinner.

The social aspect of this role includes swimming, going to the cinema/pub, going to see friends, watching football and shopping.

I need support in the swimming pool so ability to swim essential.

Extra work on an ad hoc basis may be available too as well as some overnights.

Previous experience is not essential as full training is provided.

However, you must have a full driving license and be willing/able to drive my car for me. This is essential otherwise I am very restricted

Duties include:

  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

  • Assisting with showering
  • Support with swimming, going to the cinema and pub, going to see friends, watching football and shopping.

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
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

  • Be comfortable to support me with Personal Care tasks
  • Have a full driving licence and be willing/able to drive employer’s car
  • Be comfortable around dogs
  • Be able to swim and assist employer in swimming pool
  • Be friendly and cheerful
  • Patient and flexible
  • Trustworthy and honest


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