Location: Burgess Hill Hourly rate: £8 per hour Reference: DP5826


This role involves supporting a 15 year old boy with the following tasks:

  • Pick up from school
  • Taking him to your home to give parents respite
  • Provide evening meal
  • Spend time socialising, including talking, reading, watching films, bowling and computing
  • No personal care

Hours/Shifts: 4 hours twice per week after school – Tuesdays & Thursdays. These days are negotiable.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Must have a UK driving licence
  • Must have access to own vehicle

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.

Job Description


  • Provide evening meal


  • Transport from school to PA’s home to provide respite for parents
  • Watching films together
  • Bowling
  • Reading
  • Computing
  • Talking and interacting

Person specification

The successful applicant will be:

  • 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.