Job Title: Social Support Worker

Location:  Worthing          

Hourly rate: £9       

Reference:  DP1420           

Hours/shifts: Holiday and sickness cover



  • General Help and support needed for a young lady
  • She has mild autism and epilepsy and needs help with general life skills and confidence building.
  • Experience is not essential, just a kind and caring nature for a lovely and sensitive young lady.

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.


Typical duties

Domestic -      


  • Helping to learn to cook new meals.
  • Assisting with General housework.
  • Correspondence e.g. reading letters, help writing replies, form-filling, assisting with household paperwork.
  • Making phone calls on my behalf.



Accompanying and assisting employer on shopping trips and leisure activities when required

  • Accompanying employer to doctors/hospital appointments when required
  • Occasional longer journeys
  • Accompanying on trips out.
  • Driving and accompanying to social events.
  • Accompanying to social meetings eg friends
  • The above duties will involve driving the employer in the PA’s car.

Person specification

The successful applicant will be: 

  • Ability to complete Admin Tasks
  • Provide and follow Structure in daily life
  • 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
  • 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

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this role you will be employed through the individual employer and not Independent Lives.