Job Title: Self employed Personal Assistant/Support worker
Location: Rustington
Hourly rate: £12
Reference: NDS7406
Hours/shifts: 2 hours per week, times and days flexible.


I am 50 year old ex teacher who loves to be sociable and enjoys a good conversation. I am looking for a self employed personal assistant who is intelligent and sociable, with a good sense of humour to support me for a couple of hours per week.

I have complex health conditions including brain injury and Epilepsy and need support to be motivated to organise and carry out daily tasks. The role will mainly involve supporting me with administration and paperwork and some domestic tasks.

Driving is not necessary but would be useful.

Other Requirements 
• Someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.
• Must have a UK driving licence if using your car during work.
• Other :
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. Applicants will need to show proof of self employment.

Typical duties

Domestic - 
Correspondence e.g. form-filling, general admin, supporting with diary dates and assisting with household paperwork
Support to help organise and remember daily tasks
Assistant bed making, changing bed linen
Assistance with general housework, including cleaning and vacuuming when required
Minor household maintenance e.g changing light bulbs if required
Cleaning windows when required
Help with shopping
Support with ordering medication
Other reasonable domestic tasks if required.

Personal Care: 
• Encouragement to carry out self care tasks, i.e. showering/bathing
• Support to check that I am taking my medication

Accompanying me on shopping trips when required
Accompanying me on the occasional trip out e.g. café.

Person specification
The successful applicant will be: 
• Respectful of the my 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
• Able to speak, read and write 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 with Epilepsy would helpful.
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.