Job Title: Self employed Personal Assistant/Buddy
Location: Chichester
Hourly rate: £17 an hr
Reference: CZ5990
Hours/shifts: 4 hours Saturdays

• I am a 31 year old lady who is looking for a super organized and reliable self employed person to support me to structure my day with meaningful activities
• I would like someone to support me to go out and have some fun but also to develop my life skills
• I find it difficult to deal with correspondence in writing or over the phone so need someone to help me to understand and support me to make decisions
• I am generally a very friendly person but can get overwhelmed and anxious at times so you would need to be kind and patient
• I love to go out and would like to find someone who could be a buddy as well as a supporter so I can go to events such as Goodwood
• I am very flexible with times and there maybe opportunities for extra hours on other days

Other Requirements
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will need to be able to verify that they are self employed

Typical duties

Domestic - 
Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork
Making phone calls on my behalf or supporting me to do so
Help to plan my week and help me to organise my time constructively
Help me to plan healthy meals for the week

• Support me to find activities I enjoy
• Help to plan meaningful and also fun activities
• Accompany me to events such as Goodwood
• Support to look at volunteering opportunities

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.