The People's Choice - Sussex
The People's Choice - Sussex 


**Children's Carer Brighton**


Job Advertisement: Special Needs Carer for Toddler - Alex
Location: Brighton, UK
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Start Date: May 
Salary: Up to £16 per hour (negotiable based on experience and additional hours)
I am seeking a reliable, kind, and proactive Special Needs Carer to join our family and support my two-year-old son, Alex. Alex has a rare genetic condition called Bohring-Opitz syndrome, requiring management of medications, and feeding through a tube, alongside engagement in developmental activities. The ideal candidate will bring experience, common sense, and a nurturing approach, ready to handle the joyful and challenging moments with a positive attitude.
About Us:
Alex is a delightful little boy who, despite his challenges, has a very chilled and sweet nature; he loves chuckles especially when tickled. As a single mother working full time as a psychologist and with a limited support network, I highly value reliability and integrity in a carer. Alex’s current carer, who is moving abroad, can provide references about our
experience together.
We also share our home with my mother, who has Alzheimer’s and lives in her own flat on the ground floor, however, spends most of her time in Chichester. Additionally, we have a ten-year-old cat named Charlie.
The Particulars:
Some of Alex's care is paid for by NHS children’s and young person’s continuing care and we also direct payments through social services. 
I top this up and have regular salary reviews to ensure a living wage.
I will provide training for all his medical, feeding and development needs. 
There can also be a handover period where you can shadow Alex’s current carer and get to know his routine.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide personalized care for Alex, focusing on his health routines including tube feeding and medication management.
• Support Alex's communication, physical skills, and transition into oral feeding as he grows more stable.
• Organize and participate in activities like Aquamovers, conductive education classes, music therapy, and playdates with other children with special needs.
• Assist with household tasks related to Alex's care, such as cleaning medical equipment, preparing purées, and organizing medications.
• Collaborate with family members and possibly educational or health professionals to ensure consistent care.
• Accompany and represent Alex in some routine meetings with medical professionals and coordinate with them as needed.
Approximately 35.5 hours, with flexibility to negotiate based on mutual agreement. Current care schedule is three short days and two longer days:
• Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM (drop off at nursery)
• Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
• Thursday: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM.
• Use of my car for driving him to his activities if needed. 
• Carer’s permit available to park on our road.
Essential Qualifications:
Experience in caring for children with special needs, especially those requiring medical care like tube feeding.
First Aid and CPR certified.
Driving license
Verifiable references.
A proactive approach, with the ability to initiate activities that support developmental goals.
Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills to manage complex schedules and medical needs.
Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing situations.
Committed to Alex’s long-term wellbeing and development.
Flexible and adaptive to the evolving needs of Alex and our family.
Desirable Skills and Personal Attributes:
Patience, empathy, and a caring demeanour.
Compassionate, with a genuine interest in supporting children with special needs.
Familiarity with managing admin like funding paperwork and training associated with social services and CYPCC.
Willingness to undertake further training such as Makaton to enhance communication with Alex.
Additional Benefits:
  - Guaranteed annual salary with a contract.
  - Standard paid annual and sick leave, with flexibility.
  - Opportunities for professional development and to engage with a network of special needs families and caregivers.

For further inquiries, you may contact me via


**Children's Carer Uckfield**


We are looking for Care Workers to join our team to assist Violet within the home, in Uckfield and beyond. Violet is a happy, funny, and cheeky girl who loves the outdoors and exploring her environment.
Benefits Include
• Excellent rate of pay from £11.44 up to £14.01 per hour.
• Paid training, DBS, and supervision.
• Flexible, contracted hours working in a family home and in the community.
• The opportunity to be part of an amazing team of Care Workers supporting this very special young lady.

• Providing support with all aspects of personal care and activities of daily living.
• Administering medication and recording accurately and legibly on a MAR chat.
• Provide support with physiotherapy, PEG feeding, transfers and setting up equipment (full training provided)
• Supporting Violet to access the community and within her family home in Hastings.
• Ability to work around school hours evenings, weekends, and school holidays.

• A fun personality with a passion for inclusion, you must be reliable, conscientious, and dedicated.
• Must have an enhanced DBS check and attend all training required for the role.
• Experience working with young people or children with complex needs.
• Full, clean UK driving license.
• Able to provide flexibility with hours.

**Children's Carer Eastbourne**


We’re looking for an enthusiastic, fun, and caring support worker for our son Finn (11) who has cerebral palsy & global developmental delay. Finn cannot walk or talk but communicates in a huge variety of ways. He has epilepsy and autism. He lives in a busy family home in Eastbourne with his two younger sisters (8 and 6), his parents and his dog Neeps. Finn has a wonderful sense of humour and an addictive laugh.

Benefits Include:
• Flexible shifts – 35 hours a week 2:1.
• Must be available weekends, school holidays and occasionally after school / early evening.
• Up to £13.34 per hour
• The chance to join a small fun and friendly team.
• Fully paid training provided.

• Must be able to support Finn with his complex needs and challenging behaviour’s including personal care showering, toileting etc.
• To take Finn out for walks and trips to places he enjoys.
• To assist with mealtimes
• To assist with bedtime routines including medications
• To help facilitate communication with Finn using his VOCA, palm choices, visual timetables,
now and next cards, signs, and symbols.
• Must attend all relevant training and have an Enhanced DBS check.
• Willingness to learn about Finn and have a calm, loving, patient and understanding approach.
• Must be physically fit.
• Driver
• A good sense of humour
• Must love dogs
• Non-smoker or vaper please.

**Weekend Carer Eastbourne**


We are looking for carers to work in a friendly family home to work as part of a team looking after an older lady with dementia. 
Benefits Include
● Good rate of pay of up to £14.00 per hour with paid holiday and pension.
● 10 hours shift (09.00-19.00) over the weekend.
● Training, DBS, and supervision
● The opportunity to support this lady with all aspects of daily living.
● Working with another experienced carer

● Must undertake an enhanced DBS check.
● Provide all aspects of care including personal care, moving & handling, medication administration, cooking, and light housework.
● Attending all training relevant to the role.
● Record care notes and MAR charts accurately and legibly.
● Being flexible, reliable, and able to work well as part of a team and with the family.

● Experience working with older people with dementia. 
● Be physically fit, self-motivated, reliable, and trustworthy. 
● Able to fit in with a family environment and go out for a walk with the client in her wheelchair if the weather permitting. 

● Experienced using equipment (hoists and wheelchairs, etc.)

**Care Worker Eastbourne**


An opportunity has arisen to support a young man with severe learning disabilities and complex epilepsy in his family home. Day shifts are availableThursday, Friday and Saturday 7am-7pm.


Benefits Include


Rate of pay up to £14 per hour

5.6 weeks holiday a year pro rata

Paid training, DBS, and supervision

The chance to join a small, caring and committed team

Contracted hours




Personal care including washing, dressing, and assisting with continence care.

Completing care notes and Medication charts clearly, legibly, and effectively.

Daily activities include bowling, swimming, days out.





Enhanced DBS check, the right to work in the UK and attend all training required for the role.

Be comfortable working in a home with 2 dogs and a cat.

Must be 18 or over with a full, clean driving license.

Experience of support/ care work

Experience supporting adults/young people with complex epilepsy preferred.

**Care Worker Newhaven**


An opportunity has arisen to join a small team providing care and support for a 93-year-old lady in her home in Newhaven. Various shifts available especially Friday’s and weekends, flexibility is essential and an ability to cover any holidays or sickness.


Benefits include:


  • excellent rate of pay up to £13.34 per hour
  • flexible, block, contracted hours
  • sleep ins available
  • relaxed atmosphere 
  • paid training, enhanced DBS check and supervision
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum pro rata





  • Support with all aspects of personal care including washing, dressing and toileting
  • Must be able to administer medication and record accurately on MAR charts
  • Provide support with nutrition and hydration to include meal preparation
  • To provide support with mental stimulation and create a calm and relaxed atmosphere
  • Light housework including changing and washing the bed every day
  • Must have an Enhanced DBS check and attend all training required for the role




  • experienced in dementia care
  • the ability and confidence to work alone and as part of a team
  • patience and a sense of humour



  • Diploma 2/3 in health and Social Care

**Care Worker Halland**


Numerous shifts available, no experience necessary.

10 hour Waking night shifts, 8 hour weekday shifts and 8 hours weekend shifts.


I am a 38 year old man with an acquired brain injury. I live with my parents and siblings in my family home. I have epilepsy, use a wheelchair and have a PEG. I require 2 carers to look after me in the day and 1 at night-time.

It’s important for me to keep up with my daily physio regime, stretches and the use of gym equipment. I like listening to music, watching football and having day trips to local areas.


Benefits Include

Working in a friendly team

Working for a loving family in a relaxed setting

A very good rate of pay up to £14.50 an hour day shifts and £16.80 an hour night shifts.



Assisting with personal care

Administration of medication

Assisting with social outings

Working in a family home and being considerate of that

Providing physio work



To be conscientious and caring

To work very well in a team

To be flexible and able to work at short notice (Shifts will be given 1 month in advance)

**Children's Care Worker Hailsham**


We are looking for carers to join Tiger’s Team! We are looking for exceptional care workers to support our son with all aspects of daily living, care is delivered by two care workers in the community and at home one to one with parental support. We need workers for after-school hours, full weekend days and full days during school holidays.
Benefits Include
• Good rate of pay of up to £14.01 per hour
• Paid DBS, training, and supervision.
• Working with a small team in a family home.
• Contracted, regular hours in one location.
• Making a real difference to the life of this young person and his family.

• All aspects of daily personal care.
• Administering medication and completing MAR charts accurately and legibly.
• Driving a large, adapted vehicle to facilitate accessing the community.
• Supporting a young person in his home environment and in the community.
• Attending all mandatory and specialist training required for the role.

• Must have an enhanced DBS check.
• Must have a clean, full, UK driving license.
• Must be reliable and able to cover the required hours for the role and have experience working with children or young people with complex needs.
• Good sense of humour.
• Able to plan fun trips out and enjoy visiting zoos and playtime in the garden.

**Care Worker Brighton**


A small existing care team in central Brighton is looking for an excellent care/support worker to join our team covering weekdays and must be available to work some weekends, overtime available to cover annual leave and sickness as required, shift patterns are 8am -2pm and 3pm-7pm.

You will need to work as part of a cohesive team and have a good knowledge of Covid safety and regulations due to my health vulnerabilities.

Benefits Include

  • Friendly, professional, and supportive work environment
  • Fully paid training, holidays, DBS, supervisions/appraisals
  • Hourly rate of pay up to £13.34 per hour.
  • Contracted hours with the possibility of overtime to cover holidays and sickness.
  • A fun relaxed and supportive team and employer.


  • To provide a high standard of care including personal care and have a good knowledge of health conditions including type 2 Diabetes.
  • To prepare and serve meals following a strict dietary plan and using portion control and following agreed meal plans.
  • To record notes accurately and complete all necessary paperwork/documentation to a high standard including MAR charts, Care notes and other recoding documents.
  • To liaise with other health care professionals including GP’s and Nurses
  • To support with all activities of daily living including shopping and medication administration



  • At least three months’ experience working in any care setting with adults.
  • The ability to maintain and promote confidentiality, privacy, dignity, and respect.
  • To understand and respect the individual choices of the client.


  • A good sense of humour.
  • A diploma in care.

**Children's Care Worker Bexhill**


Waking night carers required for twin girls in Bexhill family home up to £13.34 - £14.01p/h

Waking night carers required for Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights 9pm-8am.


Bank staff and holiday cover also needed.

The role will include caring for these delightful, funny, and cheeky girls who have an incredibly rare genetic condition called Schaaf-Yang Syndrome. As part of this they have a lack of circadian rhythm which means they are often awake for long periods of time during the night. They require feeds and medication overnight and, in the morning, and full personal care including getting dressed and ready for the day ahead.


The following skills/attributes are essential:

Kind, patient and caring

Willingness to learn and be proactive

Honest, reliable, and efficient

Fun and energetic


Experience with the following would be

useful but not essential as full training will

be given:

Gastrostomy care and enteral feeding via

PEG and feed pump

Drawing up and giving of medication

Oral suction

All personal care

Hoisting and manual handling





**Children's Carer Hastings**


We are urgently seeking male or female PAs and overnight respite carers for a 6-year-old boy with learning disabilities in the Hastings area of East Sussex. Eddie has 1p36 deletion syndrome resulting in autism and significant learning disability. He is fully mobile but sometimes uses a wheelchair due to tiring easily. He requires full personal care and needs support to control his food intake.


 We pay £10.45 per hour, LA funded.

 Drivers preferred; fuel paid at 50p per mile.

 Hours needing immediate cover –

 One evening a week in house care 6.30pm - 8.30pm (Ore, Hastings)

 One afternoon a week term times only, collection from school (Bexhill) plus activity (for example swimming/Sealife/park), to 5pm. Weekends and school holidays hours are flexible depending on family plans and PA availability.


 We are also looking for overnight care either in or out of house, occasional hours, flexible hours and job shares very welcome, we are looking to build a small team of people to help support Eddie and his family. Overall, we have 6 hours a week term time and 10 hours a week school holidays LA funded hours, with the opportunity for more paid privately.  

 He is a vivacious and social boy who thrives sharing his interests with other people and communicates through a mixture of words, Makaton and PECS.


 You will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and full, clean, UK driving license preferred but not essential.

 If interested, please email your CV to



**Personal Assistant Polegate**


63-year-old female, with Motor Neurone Disease, COPD and auto immune, lives alone with a dog, values her independence and privacy.

Interested in reading, history, current affairs, crosswords, gardening, shopping. GSOH.

The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.


Benefits Include

  • 5 day working week (no weekends unless by pre-arranged agreement)
  • 37.5-hour week, flexible working (am/ pm)
  • Fully paid training (to meet legal & statutory requirements)
  • Paid DBS undertaken
  • Working in a relaxed home environment supportive management team



  • Personal daily care Accurate administration & recording of medication on MAR chart
  • Ordering monthly medications Liaising with medical professionals & family
  • Housekeeping duties ~ shopping, light gardening (planting & weeding), small admin duties, daily correspondence & arranging home visits of medical professionals involved in client’s care


  • Legal right to work with checkable work history & references
  • Good written and verbal communication with the ability to undertake all training courses & renewals
  • Full driving License, and can respect the boundaries of client’s home & privacy


  • Diploma in healthcare with previous experience
  • Similar interests to client (Animal lover, GSOH)


**Care Worker Bexhill-on-Sea


PA’s required to support an 18-year-old young man with severe and complex disabilities in the Bexhill on Sea area. 

We are looking for caring, fun and confident people who will enjoy long walks along the seafront, cinema trips, hanging out in coffee shops and generally creating opportunities for this engaging and charming young man to access all the activities that he enjoys both at home and out and about in the local area and community.  Care at home, including all aspects of personal care is also required. 

Benefits Include

  • Excellent rate of pay £13.34
  • Contracted hours
  • Paid training, DBS and supervision
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum pro rata


  • Assistance with the morning routine and getting to college
  • Assistance with the teatime/evening routine
  • All aspects of personal care, including administration of medication
  • Planning and helping the young person to take part in suitable activities at weekends and during school holidays
  • Occasional overnight care


  • Full, clean driving license
  • Previous experience of working with young people with additional needs
  • Flexibility to work around the needs of the young person and their family


  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • Non-smoker





Call us now on 01273 031978 or email us at


The People's Choice (Sussex) Limited

Newhaven Enterprise Centre, Denton Island, newhaven, BN9 9BA

The People's Choice Sussex Ltd.

Unit 8 Newhaven Enterprise Centre, Denton Island, Newhaven, BN9 9BA

01273 031978

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