Becoming a Care Assistant & Companion could be perfect for you! Are you looking for Part-Time hours and want to make a difference to someone like Dorothy*? Maybe you have considered Volunteer Jobs? Are you retired/semi-retired? There is no upper age limit for applications and we have part-time jobs available in the Crawley, Horsham, Billinghurst and Haywards Heath areas of West Sussex. Dorothy* is 96 years old, she has lived in on her own since her husband died 20 years ago and has always been independent. Last year, Dorothy had a fall whilst out shopping and it knocked her confidence somewhat.She stopped going out and even became scared of the stairs in her own house and would often sleep on the sofa rather than go to bed. Dorothy* is typical of someone you would become a Care Assistant & Companion for, she still wants to get out and about, but confidence stops her, that is where you come in. You would help her with daily routines that have become harder for her but also take her out and keep her independent and doing the things she has always done. This would be things like helping her with her morning, lunchtime, or evening routine. Going shopping with her on Friday’s, taking her to the hair dressers every Wednesday maybe?You would need some availability early mornings, lunch times, afternoons, evenings or a couple of hours on a weekend.You would also need to be a Car Driver.Come and join the best!You could be joining an Award Winning national brand who focus on a companionship lead care service. They have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation within communities across the UK. This exceptional service is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of 1-hour home visits to a purely private client base, but the focus being on companionship. Imagine having Dementia but still been able to go to your dancing class on a Saturday, still been able to pick up your pension, still going into town on a Wednesday for cream tea! You would be helping make these things happen every day!Benefits & Hours:·£9.00- £20.50 per hour, plus mileage allowance;·Part Time Hours are available between 10-15 hours per week. (Unfortunately, we cannot offer school hours or full-time hours due to the nature of the work);·If you have some availability early mornings, lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings or a couple of hours on a weekend, then this position is ideal for you;·Excellent training is provided;·The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day;·Becoming a Companion isn’t just a job, you will be gaining a friend too!
Do you have a big heart? Becoming a Care Assistant & Companion to an older adult is very rewarding, so if you are excited by this opportunity we want to hear from you.
Dorothy* is just a typical example of someone you would support, and the name has been changed.
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