• Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £10.90/£13.54 GBP
  • 30 April 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £10.90/£13.54

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. *

Female Preferred

Location: Newquay

Former mental health nurse with a great sense of humour seeks a patient and compassionate personal assistant, with an even greater sense of humour, to support her with some housework duties. She has partial sightedness.

Support required:

–        Accessing community & supporting independence with shopping

–        Some personal care i.e. washing hair/shower

–        Household support – cleaning, changing linen, hoovering, laundry

–        Meal preparation

Hourly rate of pay: £10.90 (employed) or £13.54 (self-employed)

Hours per week: 20 hours

Working schedule:

Monday – Friday: 4 hours per day –

Start times will be discussed and given a set structure throughout the week.


–        Driving Licence

–        Business Use Car Insurance

–        Someone who takes pride in their work and has good organisational skills

–        Be honest, reliable, caring and kind

–        Previous experience of supporting adults would be an advantage, but not essential as training and induction will be provided

All offers of employment will be subject to the successful candidate undertaking an enhanced DBS check funded by Cornwall Council.

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 214

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