• Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £14.72 GBP
  • 31 July 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £14.72

Applicant status required: 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: Redruth

Lady seeks a mature, reliable, honest and patient personal assistant with a good sense of humour. She lives with multiple chronic invisible and energy limiting conditions, as well as Autism, ADHD and Complex-PTSD.

Support required:

·       Supporting with various household tasks including: cooking, cleaning, organising, laundry, and some light garden tasks.

·       Shopping and collecting prescriptions and running errands.

·       Helping with organising medications.

·       Short dog walks and some general pet care.

·       Supporting client to access the community; accompanying client outside of the house on outings, shopping, appointments, etc. when well enough.

·       Distracting from difficult days by playing games or doing crafts with client.

·       Communicating for client when they are unable (e.g. making telephone calls).

·       Occasional admin support.

·       NO PERSONAL CARE required currently (other than helping with hair drying/straightening, although this may have the potential to change in the future).

Hourly rate of pay: £14.72

Hours per week: 20

Working schedule: Afternoons/early evenings (hours can be flexible as long as they are after 1pm)


•      DBS checked

•      Full clean driving licence and car

•      Public Liability Insurance

•      Must provide proof of self-employment (HMRC Unique Tax Reference number)

•      Must be comfortable around small dogs

•      Be able to follow instructions but also take the initiative.

•      No smoking or bad language during working hours


·       Understanding and knowledge of Autism, ADHD and invisible chronic health conditions.

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 send your cv to dana@humanscornwall.co.uk and quote reference H45

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