Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Burgess Hill
Hourly rate: £10.50 but is open to negotiation
Reference: DP268
Hours/shifts: 2 hours daily, 4 times a week


• I am a 56-year-old male living in a two-bed bungalow in Burgess Hill Sx, confined to a wheelchair, stroke survivor
• I require a personal Assistant/s (Experience not needed only plenty of patience) to cover my 24/7 full time carers daily breaks.
• 2 hrs. daily for 4 days a week spread over Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday amount hours/time daily can be altered to suit.

Other Requirements
• Must be comfortable with pets. I have a young Labrador. (dog walking not needed.)
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Other :

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

Typical duties

Very light domestic duties. such as folding clothing etc. Vacuum /dusting
Normal daily activity running a small household. Laundry, ironing and washing etc.
Prepare, serve snacks and drinks. Tea, coffee, cold drinks, and sandwiches etc.

Personal Care:
Everyday normal daily care.

A large amount of time spent working on extensive WW1 Postcard song/hymn collection:-
Sort by series numbers. Putting in collection folders.
Buy/sell double cards Index and catalogue sets on existing sheet.
Probably suit less active type person.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
• Reliable with good time-keeping
• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• Honest and cheerful
• Creative
• Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
• Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
• Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety

Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.

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