Support Worker/Personal Care Assistant

Ref: BRR205

Location: Worthing


I am looking for personal care for a Child

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

Approx. 2.45pm-6.30pm/7.00pm once a fortnight on a Friday

Hourly pay rate:

£20.00 per hour

I am a father living in Worthing looking for support for my two daughters

They are age 6 and 8, have Autism and sensory processing issues and are mainly non-verbal.

They enjoy playing with their dolls, playing on the X-box, going to the park.

I require a PA to pick them both up from school in Shoreham on a Friday, once a fortnight.

You would be required to then care for them at my home in Worthing, or your own home if you live locally, for a few hours until I arrive home/pick them up after work.

Some food preparation may be required or giving them some ready prepared food.

You must have some experience of working with children with disabilities.

You should also be friendly, reliable, trustworthy and be a driver with your own car.

Duties include:

Domestic -     

Preparing food/drink and/or giving them ready prepared food.

Tidying up after a play activity

Personal Care: 

Reminding/prompting with toileting, washing hands etc


  • Picking the children up from school
  • Driving them in your car
  • Playing with the children
  • Keeping them safe and supervised at all times

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

  • Experienced in working with children with disabilities
  • A car driver with own car
  • Patient and understanding
  • Friendly and cheerful
  • Refrain from smoking in the home

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