• Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £12 (employed) or £14.72 (self-employed) GBP
  • 31 August 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: Rural outskirts of Four Lanes

22-year-old young man with Down Syndrome who loves dancing, sport, swimming, kayaking, and going to the beach plus colouring/art, Lego, music, playing board games and cooking seeks an enthusiastic, kind and fun-loving Buddy/Personal Assistant to be part of his fun-loving team.



·       Support with daily living tasks – housework, shopping, cooking, managing calendar

·       Driving to and supporting with his voluntary jobs

·       Plan and accompany on fun days out with friends and family


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

Hours per week: Part time – 8+ hours

Working schedule: Hours and days worked can be totally flexible and mutually agreed.

Position initially for the college holidays as the young man is away at a residential college during the term times.

This role has the potential to be full time and permanent when he finally returns home to live.


·       Driving licence and own vehicle

·       Willingness to learn

·       Valid DBS

·       Good sense of humour

·       Excellent listening skills

·       Confident in the kitchen

·       Confident in and around water


Start date: 20th July


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 send your cv to dana@humanscornwall.co.uk and quote reference H62

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