• Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £12 - £14.72 GBP
  • 1 August 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £12 - £14.72

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: Truro

Young person who produces music, tech, computer science, drones, cars, and is deeply passionate about social issues, is looking for a personal assistant to support them with their independent living skills.

Support required:

Supporting with independent living skills – assisting and encouraging to complete tasks such as laundry, meal planning, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, study skills, and visiting potential universities.

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

Hours per week: Up to 10 hours

Working schedule: Flexible on times and days, but preferably Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 1pm – 6pm.

Committed for a minimum of 6 months as it is important to build a trusting relationship.


·       Valid DBS

·       Evidence of an understanding of autism, ADHD, neurodivergence

·       Trauma informed, shame sensitive, compassionate, and kind

·       LGBTQ+ friendly

·       Good sense of humour with passions and interests with a willingness to delve into debates

·       Preferably a younger male (or non-binary) to build trust and share interests with the young person


·       Driving Licence

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 H48

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