• Full time
  • Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £13.54 GBP
  • 31 July 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £13.54

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. *

Location: Newquay

Man in his 30’s seeks a team of personal assistants to support him both at home and out in the community. He has a diagnosis of autism as well as complex needs.

Support required:

·       Homecare

·       Attending activities

·       Cooking

·       Laundry

·       Companionship

·       Driving

Hourly rate of pay: £13.54

Hours per week: 49 hours total

Two or three people are required to provide a weekly total of 49 daytime hours. This number will increase in the coming months. This can be split between 1 full time position and 2 part time positions, or 3 part time positions, etc. The posts will be built around each team members availability in conjunction with the routine and needs of the person to be supported.

Schedule: Slow introductions are required – half an hour one day, an hour a couple of days later, two hours a further few days later etc. until achieving the full number of agreed hours. The client would like to familiarise themselves with their personal assistant before they begin the longer-hours post.


·       Must be self-employed

·       Driving Licence

·       Valid DBS

·       Public Liability Insurance

·       Patience, calmness, clear communication, high-energy, creative, outside-of-the-box thinking and a drive to enable and put the person to be supported in control – as opposed to ‘doing everything for them or to them’ is vital.

·       Must be committed to the long haul as opposed to a short-term position

·       Must be comfortable around cats

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 to dana@humanscornwall.co.uk and quote reference H20

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