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Personal Assistant / Carer

18 / per week - Full-Time
Brighton ,

Personal Assistant

Job Description


Job Purpose and work duties

Job purpose:

To assist with the day to day activities enabling the employer to maintain an independent and fulfilling life that meets their chosen lifestyle.

Work Duties will include:

Helping with

    • Personal Care
    • Checking medication
    • Some domestic tasks e.g. laundry, housework
    • Meal preparation
    • Shopping with client
    • Accessing the communitySupporting
  • Personal care
  • Medication
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping
  • Gardening
  • Accessing the community


Undertaking activities for employer

  • Ensuring employers home is hygienic and safe
  • Hair care
  • Laundry of bed linen


Other requirements

  • Knowledge and experience with afro ‘Dreadlocks’ hair care
  • Working in a safe way and highlighting health and safety concerns
  • Establish and maintain effective communication
  • Being a reassuring support in challenging situations, such as shopping
  • Maintaining confidentiality


  • Within the employer’s home in Rottingdean area.

Hours and rate of pay

18 hours @ £9.55 per hour weekdays

Monday to Friday 1.5hours morning and evening (to be confirmed) with 3 hours floating to be agreed

Some flexibility is required.


Requirements for applicant

  • Experience of providing personal care and afro hair care
  • Good sense of humour
  • Respectful sensitivity
  • A reassuring and calm presence
  • Ability to understand and deliver the needs of the employer
  • Ability to undertake domestic activities
  • Flexible, reliable and honest
  • Must like cats

“Equality’s Act: Section 9; Schedule 83 [Work: Exceptions] (Part 1; Occupational Requirements) - applies to this post”


  • ‘Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus’