• Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £12.41 (employed) or £16.51 (self-employed) GBP
  • 31 July 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £12.41 (employed) or £16.51 (self-employed)

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, Cornwall

Lady with an assortment of interests such as music, F1, nature, wildlife and being creative, seeks a kind and empathetic female personal assistant to support with activities in the community and around the house. She has multiple diagnoses but mainly M.E and P.O.T.S

Support Required:

·       Meal prep and cooking

·       Housework

·       Assistance with personal care

·       Supporting her role in the family

Hourly rate of pay: £12.41 or £16.51 (if self-employed)

Total hours per month: 10 hours + ad-hoc

Working schedule:

10 hours: First weekend of each month

Ad-hoc: Flexible support to cover sickness & holiday. Days/times are subject to negotiation


–        A friendly and understanding person who takes into account the needs of the person they are supporting.

–        A clean, full driver’s licence and car. Car must be able to hold the lady’s manual wheelchair when folded.


–        A knowledge of M.E and experience of being a carer is a bonus but isn’t essential. Empathy/sense of humour is more important and there will be access to training courses.

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 H52

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