Job Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Worthing
Hourly rate: £9.00
Reference: DP6974
Hours/shifts: 1 day a week for 3 hours (with the prospect of more hours in the future).


  • I am looking for an approachable lady who is young at heart, has an easy going personality and is trustworthy.
  • My interests include: craft, gardening, watching birds, football and going out for coffee.
  • I will need support with household tasks.
  • The successful applicant must have access to their own vehicle.
  • This is a rewarding role with all professional training provided.

Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.

• Must have a UK driving licence
• Must have access to own vehicle
• Other :
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

Typical duties

Domestic :
Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away
Helping with laundry, washing and drying
Loading and unloading the washing machine
Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line
Changing bed linen

Personal Care:
I need someone with me when I take a shower due to my epilepsy

Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
Occasional longer journeys
Occasional trips out for coffee
Accompanying to social meetings eg friends, family
The above duties will involve driving the employer in the PA’s car, lifting and folding a walker, when needed.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:

•Will have access to their own vehicle and have a UK driving licence

• Female due to personal care needs
• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• 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