One to One Care Assistant & Companion

Recruiter
Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd
Location
Darlington
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for Part-Time hours and want to make a difference? We are looking for individuals to work one to one with an Older Person in your local community, as a Care Assistant & Companion. Your job would be helping them to stay independent in their own home as well continuing to do all the activities they love.

There is no upper age limit for applications, becoming a Care Assistant and Companion could be perfect for you? We have part-time jobs available in Darlington, Northallerton, Barnard Castle and surrounding areas of County Durham and North Yorkshire.

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!

Sounds exciting, right? So, what will the role involve?

We will carefully match you to one or two Older Adults in your local community and you will support them to remain independent both in their own home and by keeping them active in the local community.This would include:

  • Assisting with daily routine including mornings, lunchtimes and evenings;
  • Prompting to take any medications;
  • Taking them out shopping or attending local groups, events or appointments;
  • Preparing meals and light household duties;
  • Being a reliable companion and someone they can rely on.
Benefits & Hours:

  • £8.25 - £9.00 per hour, plus mileage allowance;
  • Part Time Hours are available (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, and they always look to invest in their staff;
  • Staff benefits scheme including shop discounts, insurance and many more;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access for the team to legal and financial advice, as well as counselling;
  • 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 a wonderful and rewarding job, so if you are excited by this opportunity, we want to hear from you.


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