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

Applicant status required: Self-employed

*Female Preferred*

* 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: Falmouth

41-year-old ‘self-confessed’ cat lady who enjoys gardening & photography seeks a kind and caring self-employed personal assistant with organisational skills to help her live independently at home. She has a diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis, anxiety and depression.

Support required:

–        Domestic support e.g. hoovering, watering plants, bed-making, cleaning bathroom & kitchen

–        All aspects of personal care

–        Meal preparation

–        Enabling her to complete tasks around the home

–        Support with maintaining her 5 cats i.e. cleaning out litter trays every so often

–        Life admin i.e. phone calls & paperwork

–        Shopping support & getting prescriptions

–        Help with getting ready for appointments

–        Organisation and packing for a house move

Hourly rate of pay: £13.54

Total hours: 18 hours a week (Role is shared with another PA, so there may be opportunity for additional hours when needed)

Weekly schedule

Hours are variable & flexible each week, averaging at 3 – 5hrs per visit. This will be discussed prior to each visit based on the lady’s need and your availability.


–        A person who is comfortable around cats

–        Self-employed person (or willing to become self-employed)

–        Current DBS

–        Public Liability Insurance


–        Full driving licence

–        Some experience in a support role

About you:

–        You are compassionate, caring and always put the person you are supporting at the heart of everything you do

–        Able to work on your own initiative, but also happy to take direction where needed

–        You have strong organisational skills, meaning you are efficiently and thoroughly able to complete tasks

–        Can employ a methodical approach to your support which allows you to pre-plan and multi-task


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 C.V. to dana@humanscornwall.co.uk and quote reference 277

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