Personal Assistant / Carer

Bodmin, Cornwall
£8.75 per hour
22 May 2018
26 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Thelma Manners - Personal Assistant / Carer         

Female personal assistant required to prepare and cook meals for elderly Bodmin lady with special dietary requirements. Experience of non-dairy, non wheat, low fat cooking essential. 11.00 am - 1.30pm daily. £8.75 per hour. A local person with own transport is preferable. Resumes to

P.A Job Description

To prepare and cook meals for a lady with special dietary requirements. I prefer my assistant to be a woman who must be reliable with the hours as my health is quite fragile.


Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or willingness to work towards

Hours : 15 plus per week

Mornings   11.00am – 1.30pm 

This is a Cornwall Council funded post and the rate of pay is £8.75 per hour. 

Main Duties

Prepare and cook food in accordance with my dietary requirements. I have chronic diverticulitis.

Knowledge of low fat, non gluten, non wheat and non dairy cooking is essential. Understanding of whole food and vegan cooking will be a great help.

Preparation of three meals a day.

Shopping and ordering of regular and special foods, kitchen supplies and monitoring the day to day running of the kitchen

Coordinating agency carer’s to serve meals when not present

Preparation of and serving of food supplements

Daily monitoring of water intake

Responding to occasional flare up of symptoms, which will involve switching to a liquid or pureed diet

Enable me to live independently by carrying out other requests that I may reasonably make. Eg accompanying me to the doctors and occasional visits to the clinic and other welfare oriented activities.