Job Title: Personal Assistants required/ job share
Location:      Crawley      
Hourly rate:   £10 per hour plus expenses      
Reference:        DP5980     

Monday: 9- 12pm, 6-7pm

Tuesday: 9.15am- 11.30am, 6-7pm

Wednesday: 9-12pm, 6-7pm

Thursday: 9-12.30pm, 6-7pm

Friday: 9-1pm

Saturday: 6-7pm

Sunday: 9-10am, 6-7pm




I am a young independent woman. I am severely sight impaired and a wheelchair user. I looking for an enthusiastic P.A to support me 2-3 hours weekday mornings, 1 hour weekday evenings and 1 hour Sunday morning and 1 hour Sunday evening Times can be flexible.


Other Requirements
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."  
• Must have a UK driving licence 
• 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 -        
Loading and unloading the washing machine / tumble dryer / washing line
General cleaning
General housework
Personal Care:  
Washing and bathing/showering/drying hair
Dressing & undressing / helping with buttons & fastenings
Assistance getting in / out of wheelchair (transferring)
• Accompanying and assisting on shopping trips
• Accompanying during social and leisure activities
• Assist you with getting equipment in / out of car

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:  
• Female * due to personal care needs 
• Have a full UK driving license
• 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