Personal Assistant/Carer

Job Reference
Salary Description
Contract Type
Brighton ,

Personal Assistant


Purpose and responsibilities:

To assist with day-to-day home activities in order to gain a routine and creating a structure that supports the reduction of stress and anxiety for a gentleman who has autistic spectrum including ADHD and dyslexia.   Activities will include:

General administration and telephone calls to assist communication; appointment making and reminders; meal preparation/batch cooking support and shopping if required; Medication prompting; Keeping household organised; some support with cleaning/tidying to support the structure within the household and planning for the week ahead.

Experience and understanding of autistic spectrum and the challenges faced will be extremely beneficial in being able to create the routine/structure required to support independent living.

Hours / Times of Work/ location

  • 8 hours per week split over different days. Spread of hours/days can be flexible but must be a minimum of 2 separate days, preferably 3 to 4.
  • Central Kemptown, Brighton


Rates of Pay and other Benefits

For employed @ £9.85 per hour and paid annual leave

For self-employed @ £11.35 per hour weekday or @£12.35 per hour weekends


Essential Requirements

It is IMPORTANT that you meet ALL the Essential Requirements BEFORE you apply for the job.

Previous experience of providing personal assistance

Good sense of humour a

Calm approach

Patient and caring

Open minded and non-judgemental

Flexible, reliable and honest

Good organisation skills

Good listener


Desirable Requirements

Experience and understanding of autism and the potential challenges faced

Experience and understanding of the potential challenges faced with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

DBS preferred

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