Home Care Assistant & Companion

Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd
£20,000 - £24,999
14 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

What could you do in an hour? That’s all it takes to make a difference to an older adult in your local area as a Home Care Assistant & Companion. Our client has Older People living in Baildon, Menston, Ilkley, Guiseley, and Yeadon areas waiting to be paired with a Carer who can help them continue to live life on their terms, in their own home.

No prior experience needed. Just a big heart and desire to help.

You could be joining an award-winning homecare provider, specialising in companionship and personal care to private clients within their own homes. Our client hand matches the people in their care with the right Home Care Assistant & Companion so that you build a relationship. They believe good care comes down to a genuine connection that will drive the Carer and reassure the older person, a relationship based on trust and commitment. Being a Home Care Assistant & Companion, isn’t just a job, you will be gaining a friend too.

You will be supporting older people to help them remain independent by:

-Assisting them with their morning or bedtime routines;

-Taking them out in the community with your car;

-Prompting to take medication;

-Assisting with washing and dressing;

-Taking them out shopping or attending local groups;

-Attending doctors or hospital appointments;

-Preparing meals and being a friend and someone for company.

What are the potential hours?

We’re looking for people who want to work part-time hours, and who are prepared to work in the evenings and at weekends. Care is a 24/7 industry, and our client has people waiting to be helped at those times.

What are the benefits?

As well as the knowledge that you’re doing something life changing, you will receive an excellent hourly rate of £8.15 - £16.30 per hour, and continuous training and support, with ongoing progression

What skills do you need to be a Home Care Assistant & Companion?

·A desire to make a difference to someone’s life;

·Access to your own car & a full UK driving licence;

·You can be any age group and from any background, there is no upper limit.

·You will also be happy to provide personal care, which could be helping someone brush their teeth, assisting with washing, dressing, or brushing their hair.

This is a fantastic opportunity, so if you are the caring, compassionate person we’re looking for, then please click “apply.”

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80026540

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