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E017: A lady in the Redruth area requires a Personal Assistant.

 

The extra essentials…

Are you looking to be part of a small team? If you are a positive person who can provide caring support, I would love to hear from you. General responsibilities will include:

  • Social trips
  • Personal care
  • Support with dressing
  • Light household tasks.

Rate of pay is £8.50 / £9.50 per hour. Travel costs for outings will be reimbursed. 10 hours a week over 2 mornings. A full driving licence and own car required.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E017 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E018: A personal assistant is required in the Camborne area to provide support to a young man who uses a wheelchair. He requires support with personal care, socialising and domestic duties.

 

The extra essentials…

Total of 14 hours a week which will be:

  • Monday, 5.30pm-8.30pm
  • Thursay, 5.30pm-8.30pm
  • Friday, 6pm-9pm
  • Saturday, 8am-1pm
  • at £9.50 per hour. More hours will also be available during school holidays.

 

Experience preferred with hoisting, personal care, autism and learning difficulties. Candidates must have good communication skills, patience, be reliable and flexible and have a positive attitude around disabilities. A full driving licence is required. You will need a DBS check and confirmation of the position is dependent on suitable references.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E018 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E023: An outgoing support worker is required to assist a young man in the Hayle area who is recovering from an illness which resulted in a brain injury.

 

The extra essentials…

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Be motivated, energetic and caring
  • Enjoy the outdoors, socialising and music
  • Have a full driving licence and own vehicle.

The job will involve:

  • Supporting activities to maintain a fulfilling lifestyle
  • Attending social engagements/music events/days out
  • Organising/planning outdoor activities
  • Supporting with shopping and attending appointments
  • Or just watching a movie.

What we can offer you:

  • Although a zero hour contract, hours could be 30+ each week
  • £9.50 per hour paid monthly
  • Holiday pay/Pension
  • Experience preferred, however full training provided for the right person.

If you consider yourself to be enthusiastic, outgoing and caring, then this could be the perfect role for you!

Please note: DBS check is required which will be paid for.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E023 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E025: A reliable personal assistant is required for immediate start to provide care for 10 hours per week and to cover other carers' holidays to a lady living in the Helston area.

 

The extra essentials…

General duties will include personal care and light domestic duties.

£8/hour

Driving licence required.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E025 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E026: A lady living in the Redruth area requires someone to support her with domestic tasks such as cleaning, ironing, shopping, meal prep, personal care and getting out and about.

 

The extra essentials...

Support required, ideally from 9am, Mondays (for 2 hours), Wednesdays (for 1 hour) and Fridays (for 2 hours); daily from 5-6pm; and during school holidays for 1-2 mornings or afternoons a week for social activities with her son. Pay will be £9.50 an hour.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E026 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E032: A Personal Assistant is required for support to attend activities with a young teenage boy with physical disability living between Camborne & Hayle. He is interested in football, go karting, fishing and going to the gym. Driving is essential, £8.50 per hour plus mileage at 45p per mile. Variable hours, support needed after school, weekends and in holidays (need led by child’s health and other appointments); likely to initially be for 1–2 hours per week, more during holidays.

 

The extra essentials...

The successful applicant will be employed under a private arrangement with the family. The administration process will be undertaken by Cornwall Council. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment will be subject to the successful candidate undertaking an enhanced DBS check.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply in writing, sending a copy of your CV and quoting the Reference code DPNG/100517 to:

Personalisation Support Team, Children & Family Services, Room 36, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell. PL25 5DR

 


 

E035: A lady living in the St Ives area is looking for a caring and reliable person to assist her in maintaining her independence. She has M.S. and uses an electronic wheelchair to get around.

 

The extra essentials...

The lady requires support with showering, dressing and exercising, light domestic duties and getting out and about. So, applicants would need to be able to drive. She is a friendly, fun loving, and very positive thinking individual and would wish to find someone of a similar nature. Hours: initially 8 hours per week, with a view to extending this as required. Pay would be £9.50 per hour.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E035 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E036: Female personal Assistants required to work as part of a team to support a lady living between Camborne & Redruth.

 

The extra essentials...

  • Personal care and practical assistance required
  • General duties will include: shopping, socialising, food prep & house duties, medication and taking to doctors/hospital appointments
  • Must be DBS checked
  • 2 recent references required
  • Emergency first aid and manual handling certificates required but training can be provided
  • Clean manual driving licence required
  • Must be flexible and able to work as part of a team
  • Hours flexible and negotiable
  • £10 per hour.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E036 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E038: Personal Assistants required for a young lady living in the Hayle area.

 

The extra essentials...

Female personal assistants required to provide support with social, education, leisure activities and health needs. Employee needs to be flexible to cover other PA's holiday hours, sickness and any other emergency hours that are needed where possible. Some help with personal care may be required depending upon employer's variable needs.

  • May suit someone with an interest in arts and crafts. Good communication and interpersonal skills essential. Non-smokers only for specific health reasons
  • Clean driving licence and use of own vehicle essential and applicants must be prepared to drive employer's own automatic vehicle when required
  • Please note this vacancy is based in Hayle but may move to Truro, therefore this role may be suitable for a candidate willing to travel or living in the Hayle, Camborne, Redruth or Truro areas.

Hours:

  • Hours to be discussed depending on experience and flexibility, with opportunity to work 15+ hours for suitable candidates.

Hourly Rate:

  • £10 per hour + mileage accrued whilst out and about with employer.

 

MAIN DUTIES:-

  • Due to the variable nature of the employer's health specific support needs can change. After a prolonged period of exceptional ill health the employer needs assistance and support to regain confidence and independence whilst pursuing both on-going and new interests/social activities.

Social duties:-

  • Acting as a driver/escort to meetings, appointments and recreational visits
  • Companionship and assistance with occasional "fun" shopping trips
  • Accompanying on walks to help improve stamina and maintain fitness
  • Occasional accompaniment within the leisure centre to provide encouragement with exercise program

Domestic duties:-

  • Shopping/ or help with shopping
  • Running errands, collecting and carrying things on employer's behalf.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be necessary.

These duties may vary from day to day.

Essential:-

  • An understanding of social care
  • Patience and good communication skills
  • Physically fit and healthy to be able to adequately assist employer
  • Worker must have a vehicle to enable travel whilst at work to take me to appointments, shopping etc
  • Full clean driving licence with appropriate business insurance which will be checked
  • Non smokers only can apply for this position as smoking is detrimental to my health.

Preferred:-

  • Experience in this type of work is preferred but not essential, more important is an individual's suitability and personal attributes. Confidentiality, honesty and reliability are essential.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E038 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E039: Personal Assistant required to support an older man living in the Helston area.

 

The extra essentials...

A kind, motivational person is required to visit a gentleman in his home each morning for around an hour to encourage him to get out and start his day. He would benefit from company and a catch up over coffee. He may also need prompting and support in finding voluntary work in the Truro area. No personal care is required. To start as soon as possible.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E039 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E040: A Personal Assistant is required to support two lovely boys to enjoy leisure activities in the Helston area.

 

The extra essentials...

We are two gorgeous boys aged 13 and 9. We have Autism and we need extra support to help us enjoy our lives when we stay at Dad's every fortnight. He wants to employ two people for a minimum of three to four hours on the weekends that we stay over to help us do our favourite leisure activities such as walking, riding and playing at the playground. You don't have to be experts in autism (although experience would be an advantage) but you must be experts in having fun! We really need two people as sometimes we enjoy doing different things.

Successful applicants will be required to have a CRB check.

So if you are confident, calm person with time to spare at the weekend and would like a job that's rewarding and fun, please contact our dad Julian via disAbility Cornwall.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £12.00 /hour (Gross)

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E040 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E041: Personal assistant required to support a teenage girl with Autism and Tourette's in the Camborne area.

 

The extra essentials...

She needs support to access social and leisure activities and some aspects of personal care. She is interested in walking (geocaching and Kernow Rocks), art and craft, swimming, knitting and usual teenage girl activities.

Driving is essential, mileage will be paid. An average of 3 hours per week available although this is flexible. Some weekend and school holiday hours will be required. Experience preferred with autism and learning difficulties. Candidates must have good communication skills, patience, be reliable and flexible and have a positive attitude around disabilities.

Extra essentials – Support is needed to assist in accessing community activities and promoting life skills and independence.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E041 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E045: A relief Personal assistant is required a lady who is a full time wheelchair user and is also deaf, living in the Redruth area.

 

The extra essentials...

10.5 hours per week on Tuesdays to cover holidays for 6 days a year. Will need to be flexible, to cover sickness. Responsibilities will include: cleaning, shopping and accessing social activities.

Must like dogs and the outdoors.

Experience preferred but training will be given.

A conscientious and happy personality required to join a small team.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E045 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E046: A lady affected by a stroke 7 years ago and living in the Lelant area needs a part time PA(s) to be part of a small team.

 

The extra essentials...

One to one care will be required daily, to include two evenings per week to be shared among the team. The ideal PAs would be bright and cheerful to enable the client to make the most of life in a nice, calm and friendly environment. Must be able to drive and sometimes offer flexible hours to help maintain cover.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E046 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E048: A lady living in the Redruth area requires a Personal Assistant for approximately 2 hours per week.

 

The extra essentials...

The PA will be required to help with cleaning, shopping, general household tasks if needed, and washing hair so a female is preferred. Own transport is desirable but not essential.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E048 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

RP/LK: 38-year-old Gentleman with complex needs requiring a HCA/Nurse to join a friendly team to help provide him with the best quality of life in his own home and out and about (TR14). The client has severe uncontrolled epilepsy and learning difficulties with the mind of a 6-year-old. He has a PEG, stoma and catheter fitted and needs complete personal and social care. Hours are flexible and require days and/or waking nights.

 

Client lives at home with his father and requires 2-1 care. He was diagnosed with severe uncontrolled epilepsy at a few months old and has seizures daily in which he stops breathing. He is fed and medicated through a PEG as he is completely nil by mouth. Client also has a catheter and stoma bag. Client requires complete attention in all aspects of personal and social aspects. Having the mind of a toddler, the client loves to be read stories, play at arcades and colouring. He likes to be taken out in his van every day for a ‘nice ride’, mainly to the shops where he likes to hold the basket and pay the lady at the end. At night time, the main responsibility is to make sure client is safe and okay throughout the night and to treat any seizures. Client is either bed bound or in his wheelchair.

 

The extra essentials...

  • Hourly rate: £13.00
  • Flexible days (7am-5pm) and nights (1930-0730)

Main duties:

  • Assistance with all personal care
  • Assistance with activities (reading stories, playing board games, colouring etc.)Taking client to appointments and to shopsGiving meds and feed through his PEGTreating seizures with controlled medication, oxygen and suction.

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience with learning difficulties
  • Experience with epilepsy, PEG, stoma and catheter (all training given)Experience with epilepsy and midazolamConfident and friendlyEnhanced DBS Check (provided)
  • Legally able to work in UK.

Essential criteria:

  • Type of experience required: Experience with learning difficulties
  • Length of experience required: 1 year
  • Full Driving Licence: Preferred
  • Language: English

 

How to apply...

To apply please email your CV with the job reference RP/LK to

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service, Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers.

 


 

E048: A lady living in the Penzance area requires some support for just two hours per fortnight.

 

The extra essentials...

The ideal person would need to be kind, considerate and patient. An understanding of dyspraxia would be helpful.

They would need to be available to help with small errands and admin tasks about the home. For example, posting letters, understanding instructions, etc.

Hourly rate: £9.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E054 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E051:Personal assistant required to support a lady living in the Helston area.

 

The extra essentials...

20 hours per week at £9.50 an hour. Domestic, social and some personal care.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E051 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E056:A personal assistant is required to support a gentleman living in the Camborne area.

 

The extra essentials...

  • Thursdays from 5pm for approximately 1hr 30mins, Fridays after 10am for approximately 4hrs 30mins, and 1 further hour to be used flexibly during the week.
  • Rate of pay: £9.50 per hour
  • Duties: mainly meal preparation and helping the client get out of the house.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Jacqui Rich at Kehelland Trust Day Centre on 01209 613153.

 


 

E059:A personal assistant is required to support a gentleman recovering from Stroke and his partner who has fibromyalgia, living in the Penzance area.

 

The extra essentials...

The hours are as follows:-

  • Wednesdays and Saturdays: 11am to 12pm and 7pm to 8:30/9pm. domestic support with things like vacuuming, washing up etc.
  • Sundays: 7:30pm to 9pm domestic support.
  • More hours will be available for cover sometimes and possible for extra support during the week too. Rates of pay £9.50 p/h.
  • The role will sometimes entail direct responsibility for safeguarding the care receiver during times when his partner & primary carer goes out.
  • Other ad hoc contributions to support employer to be discussed when required.

 

How to apply...

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E059 and we will forward it to the employer.

 


 

E062:Personal assistants are required to offer emotional, psychological, practical support to a young-hearted, slightly eccentric, creative 50 year old woman living in the St. Levan/St.Just area.

 

The extra essentials...

  • Must be patient, have good listening skills, be empathic, open-minded, and have a good sense of humour, and willing to learn on the job about the specific needs of this incredibly brave individual.
  • Activities requiring support include general daily living/household work, gardening, going to Pedn Vounder beach, support in finishing insulating massive workshop to turn into an art studio, support with creative practice, going to to Newlyn cinema, attending fitness classes (one day!), and some really laborious administrative stuff....
  • Experience not essential. The right disposition is though.
  • Flexible hours.
  • £12 per hour - must be self-employed.
  • Higher rates of pay can be negotiated for those applicants who have significant relevant experience/skills that can be of benefit.
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    How to apply...

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your CV care of disAbility Cornwall quoting the reference E062 and we will forward it to the employer.

 

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