Location: Lindfield, Haywards Heath / Hourly rate: £9 / Reference: LR6379


  • One or two Personal Assistants PAs/ Support Workers to support me, a woman in my forties with daily living .
  • Some personal care and light domestic tasks.
  • Supporting me in the community to enable me to enjoy my various interests including art, crafts, books, fashion and visiting places of interest often with my small dog. 


18 hours per week

Monday –  Friday  afternoons

 average 3.5 hours a day

days and times to be mutually agreed

Job share available

Other Requirements

  • "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9." 
  • 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.


About the employer:

I am looking for a reliable and lively and sociable  PA  to support me with daily living, including some personal care, light domestic tasks and to support me to  access the community, doing activities I enjoy. I also require someone to accompany me to the swimming pool. 

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 airer 
  • Changing bed linen
  • Bed making
  • General cleaning
  • Taking out rubbish
  • General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming. 
  • Minor household maintenance eg changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing
  • Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.
  • Shopping
  • Tidying
  • Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork
  • Making phone calls on my behalf when I am too unwell to do this
  • Making tea for the employer's guests
  • Being on hand when employer takes a shower.
  • Help getting into and out of shower as required
  • Help with dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
  • Help with dispensing tablets.
  • Assistance with medication i.e. helping take tablets from packets.


  • Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips when required
  • Accompany employer when accessing social and leisure activities, such as visits to family
  • Driving and accompanying on trips out eg to the garden centre, beach, cinema, craft fairs, local visits, out shopping for fun, attending social events. 
  • Accompanying to social meetings eg friends, family
  • Accompany employer to the swimming pool.
  • The above duties will involve driving the employer in the PA’s car. 

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

  • 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
  • Experience of working with young people on the autistic spectrum