A guide for personal assistants

Becoming a personal assistant
What a personal assistant does and how to find work in East Sussex.
Training for personal assistants
Find out about free training for personal assistants.
Business requirements for personal assistants
Information on employment and self-employment, tax, contracts and contingency plans.
Working with clients
Information on working with adult social care clients, safeguarding and mental capacity.
Join Support with Confidence
By joining the Support with Confidence scheme you will be promoted on our directories as a vetted and approved provider.
Support networks for personal assistants
Join the East Sussex Personal Assistants Network (ESPAN) and find other support networks.
Receiving information from East Sussex County Council
How you can keep updated with the latest news from East Sussex County Council.
COVID guidance for personal assistants
Advice for personal assistants on COVID-19 and how to look after their clients safely.