One to One Care Assistant, Companion & Befriender

Recruiter
Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
19 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 & Befriender 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 and becoming a Care Assistant, Companion & Befriender could be perfect for you. We have part-time jobs available in the Cleveland area.

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 being able to go to your dancing class on a Saturday, still being 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.

·Been a reliable companion and someone they can rely on.

Benefits & Hours

·£8.50- £19.00 (bank holidays) plus mileage allowance and paid holidays;

·Weekend working is paid between £9.00 and £9.50 per hour;

·Part-time hours are available between 10-30 hours per week (unfortunately, we cannot offer school hours or full-time hours due to the nature of the work);

·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!

It is essential that you have a UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Do you have a big heart? Becoming a Care Assistant, Companion & Befriender to an older adult is a wonderful job, so if you are excited by this opportunity, then we want to hear from you.


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