• Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £12 (employed) or £14.72 (self-employed) GBP
  • 31 July 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £12 (employed) or £14.72 (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. *

Location: Penzance

Manual self-propelled wheelchair user who helps to run an online fundraising group in memory of George Michael, seeks a sociable, active and empathetic Personal Assistant to support her at home and to access the community.

She has her own Motability car, which the successful applicant will be required to drive. She enjoys going out in her manual wheelchair for exercise and fresh air and will require assistance with pushing it (e.g. over tough terrain, hills or curbs).



·       Light housework – laundry, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, dusting, hoovering/mopping, occasional inside window cleaning (for a bungalow).

·       Personal care – maintaining good skin health, going to medical appointments, which can be in Plymouth, Truro and Penzance.

·       Shopping, going to appointments, keeping up with correspondence, staying in touch with family and friends

·       Companionship

·       Help with general fitness and maintaining an active lifestyle


Hourly rate of pay: £12 (employed) or £14.72 (self-employed)

Hours per week: 16 hours

Working schedule: Negotiable and flexible, to be discussed at interview.


·       Current and valid DBS check

·       Empathetic, trustworthy, can-do attitude and good sense of humour.

·       Clean driving licence

·       A love of the outdoors, in all seasons

·       Flexibility in routine


Start date: Immediate (but can be flexible)

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 th.at 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 send your cv to dana@humanscornwall.co.uk and quote reference H57

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