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Independent Living Alternatives is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales: 2390067 and a registered charity: 802198



ILA holds a register of PAs available for short-term and emergency work. Your application form is held on the PA Register and you will automatically be advised of suitable vacancies as and when they arise.

POSITION BS12 (Bounds Green - N22)

Female Personal Assistant required for a woman in Bounds Green to work on Mondays and Wednesdays, 9.30am – 6pm. You must be comfortable with dogs as part of the job is walking the PA user’s dog. (£10.80ph) Direct employment

POSITION BS61 – Streatham SW16

PA required to provide directed support to a 17 year old disabled boy in his home and in the community. Working within the social model of disability, the PA’s main focus is to enable and support the wishes of the young man and the activities that he wants to do, including: music technology programming, watching wrestling, using social media, accessing you tube, cooking, playing games, dog walking, shopping, swimming, going to gigs and community activities/clubs etc. In addition there is an element of personal care involved, including washing, dressing/undressing, toileting and showering. Part time and flexible (up to 21.5 hours per week) with option of more in the holidays. Likely to be term-time: Wednesdays 8-11.30am and 3.30-8.30pm, Thursdays 11.30am-2.30pm, Fridays 7.20-8.20am and 5-9pm, Saturdays 10.30am-12.30pm and 6-9pm. Holidays hours may vary – tba. Ideal for someone who lives locally and can make a long-term commitment. TO START ASAP

Salary: £12ph weekdays, £14ph weekends/bank holidays (Direct employment)


Personal assistant required to support a woman in Greenford twice a week for 2-3 hours; flexible days of work. The PA User needs someone to keep her up to date with her paperwork/admin. The tasks involve reading, typing, filing etc. at her home in Greenford. There is no personal care involved. You need to be a non-smoker and speak English well.

(£10.55-12ph) Direct employment

POSITION CA01 (Greenford – UB6)

Disabled woman needs a female Personal Assistant to assist with all practical and personal assistance in West London on the following days:

Monday and Wednesday, 7.30am-10.30am; Salary: £9.38-10.55ph (ILA)

Sunday, 8am-11am; Salary: £9.75- 11.55ph (ILA)


Cover PA needed for a disabled man in February. There are 24h shifts to be worked at the placement. The job involves personal care, shopping, cooking, cleaning, outdoor activities, etc. You need to be a driver (+25) and it is essential to have a good level of English. Accommodation provided when working. No experience is necessary, training will be provided prior the first shift. Possibility of becoming a regular long-term work. Salary: £106.73/24h (ILA)


POSITION HD21 – OFFICE SUPPORT (Highgate NW5 – City Hall SE1)

Office support PA with driving license needed for a disabled man who works at City Hall (SE1) for 5 days a week (Mon – Fri), 9-10 hours per day with ½ hour unpaid break. Essential requirements are: office & admin experience, good English communication skills, IT skills, knowledge of MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Someone who can type relatively quickly and is organized. TO START IN FEBRUARY (the date tbc) (£10.55ph) ILA

POSITION KK92 (Shepherd’s Bush – W12)

Female PA required to support a woman with visual impairment regularly on Monday and Wednesday (1pm-7pm). You should be IT literate, have a good level of English and must like dogs. Starting salary: £9.50ph /salary raise after 3 months depending on satisfactory work performance/ (Direct employment)

POSITION PB64 (Chingford/Highams Park – E4)

Personal assistant required by a disabled man living in Highams Park. The PA user is looking for a PA to work 2-3 shifts of 24 hours per month (usually 7am – 7.45am; can be both weekdays and weekends). You need to be a confident driver and physically fit. Salary: £225.12 per 24 hours plus holiday and pension contributions where applicable (ILA)


POSITION PP11 - St. Leonards-on-Sea TN38

Creative disabled woman in St. Leonards-on-Sea is looking for a female PA who can work 5-7 days shift once a month on a regular basis. The job involves general personal assistance (housework, cooking, personal care, socialising, etc). Someone who likes cats, enjoys walking, might like the seaside and is a non-smoker. Being able to drive a wheelchair accessible van is essential. (Please do not apply if you are allergic to cats!). (£178.71/24h) Direct employment

POSITION SH55 (Ealing - W5)

PA required to support a woman with hearing and sight loss in Ealing ideally on Mondays OR Tuesdays (4-5 hours per day). The hours are flexible, depending on PA User’s needs and PA’s availability; possibility of additional ad hoc shifts. This is an ongoing position for the right person. The usual tasks are: mainly help with general cleaning and light housework, keeping order in the kitchen and bathroom, putting recycling and garbage to the bins downstairs, help with laundry, shopping (carrying bags from shops to the PA User’s home), watering the garden (in summer months), general assistance, accompanying to appointments, occasionally providing a tech support etc. Any other tasks by arrangement. Ideally someone with an experience of working with disabled people and certain level of understanding about visual & hearing loss (eg. helping to locate things). Salary: £10.55ph (ILA).