• Full time
  • Nights
  • Anywhere
  • £15 GBP
  • 30 April 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £15

Applicant status required: Self-Employed

* This role is a private arrangement with a person or family who is seeking support for someone else or themselves. You will not be employed by or carry out work for Humans Cornwall; we have a dedicated team to help identify private personal assistants for care and support. These roles are personally assisting somebody to achieve their goals, gain independence and/or manage their daily lives; These will be self-funded by the family or person, or they may receive a Direct payment from Cornwall council. *

Female Preferred

Location: Porthleven

Elderly lady with dementia and arthritis seeks a compassionate personal assistant to provide overnight companionship and support.

Support required:

·       Assist with personal care – support using the bathroom

·       Monitor and attend to the lady throughout the night, providing reassurance and assistance if she wakes up

·       Companionship – making cups of tea and chatting if the lady cannot sleep

Hourly rate of pay: £15

Hours per week: 40

Schedule: 5 evenings a week

Sunday night – Thursday night

11pm – 7am


·       Compassionate and patient nature

·       Ability to handle sensitive situations with empathy and professionalism

·       Valid DBS

·       Must be self-employed

·       Public Liability Insurance


·       Experience working with people with dementia

Offers of employment may be subject to DBS checks & referencing. If the role is on a self-employed basis, please ensure you have proof of employment status and public liability insurance.

When applying, your C.V. will be passed onto the family or person for their consideration. Due to the high number of applicants that are received for various roles, it is not possible to inform applicants if they have been unsuccessful. Please contact the below email for updates if needed.

If interested, please click apply or email a copy of your CV and cover letter to dana@humanscornwall.co.uk and quote reference H22

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