• Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £20 GBP
  • 31 July 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £20

Applicant status required: Employed or 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: Seaton (Nr. Looe)

70-year-old man who enjoys puzzles and engaging with people, seeks a creative and kind personal assistant to join his cheery team. He has suffered an autoimmune brain disease, which resulted in over 25 strokes. Although his recovery path has in many ways been inspirational, he still has profound physical disability and mental neurological disability, which affect all aspect of his life including movement, speech (he is non-verbal) and swallowing.

This role is person-facing; the family are looking for someone who is an independent thinker and who can create a strong rapport with the people they support.


Support required:

Personal care most required however there are additional hours available for continued support:

  • Companionship
  • PEG feed, nebuliser, cough assist machine when required
  • Support with physical movement both through physio exercises and engagement in relevant meaningful tasks

Hourly rate of pay: £20.00 + contribution to expenses

Hours per week: Negotiable. This will be discussed further during the interview stage. The role may also include additional support during the day & night (waking night/ sleep-ins depending on what support the gentleman needs).

Working schedule: This can be flexible and accommodated around the applicant’s availability.

Mornings – 1.5hrs (Around 8:30 start time but is flexible)

Evenings – 1 hours (Around 19:30 start time but is flexible)


–        Someone who is patient, kind & warm-hearted

–        Experience of/willing to learn how to use hoist/PEG feed/Nebuliser/Cough Assist (Training to be provided)

–        Family has 2 friendly dogs, so any applicants must be okay with animals


–        Previous experience in a support role

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 288

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