Job Title: Personal Assistant(s)
Location: Chichester
Hourly rate: £11
Reference: NDS7457
Hours/shifts: 8.5 hours per week. 2 or 3 times, flexible on shifts. Job shares welcome.


I am a 49-year-old kind, intuitive lady who loves animals, enjoys sewing and has a passion for creating outfits. I am looking for personal assistant or assistants to support me with mainly domestic and admin tasks and to be on call when I take a shower or bath.

I have Fibromyalgia (this includes ME and permanent pain and means living with flu symptoms). I also have asthma and epilepsy (although my seizures are very rare). These conditions affect many aspects of my life, but I try to stay as independent as possible (hopefully with your help!)

Other Requirements 
• Must be comfortable with pets as I have cats
• 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

Change bed linen
Taking out rubbish
General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming
Some dishwashing
Put away dishes from dishwasher
Help preparing/cooking meals for the week
Some admin support such as filling and paperwork

Personal Care: 
To be on call in the home when I am bathing or showering and respond quickly and appropriately if I am having a seizure.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
Applicant can be male or female
Reliability is essential
Kind, caring and willing to take their lead from me as it is important to me that I maintain as much independence as possible
Able to speak English or French
Organised and tidy minded
Positive with a can-do approach.
Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
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