We are looking for full and part-time Befrienders & Companions in the Orpington area of Kent. This homecare provider has roles available in the Orpington, Swanley, Shoreham, West Kingsdown, Borough Green, Halstead, Knockholt, Sidcup, New Ash Green, Petts Wood, Meopham, South Darenth, Eynsford, Farningham, Longfield, and surrounding areas of Kent. Due to travelling between clients your own transport is desirable.
Pay rate & hours
- £10.00 - £22.00 per hour.
- Both full and part time work available. Whether you want a few hours in the mornings, lunchtimes, evenings and are happy to do regular times and days, in particular looking for people that can work alternate weekends.
No Experience is necessary as award-winning training is provided and career progression. You can feel valued & appreciated every day! We welcome applications from all ages (with no upper limit). It does not matter what job you have done in the past, or if you have never worked, if you can make an older person’s life brighter and feel great satisfaction from doing it, you are exactly who we are looking for.
As a Befriender & Companion, you would be supporting an older adult in their own home with their daily routines. You would always be carefully matched to the person you will be supporting, and you will stay with the same clients on an ongoing basis, allowing you develop a strong bond. This role will vary from person to person and can involve:
- Providing personal care which could include washing or dressing.
- Taking clients to appointments, for exercise or to activities they enjoy.
- Helping with meal preparation.
- Doing household chores or domestic duties or getting clients some shopping.
- Providing companionship and being someone they can rely on.
To this provider, ‘care’ means quality care! The owner started the service to change the lives of people in need and inspire her children to make a difference in peoples’ lives. The company’s mission is to support older adults to be independent in their own homes, providing bespoke person-centred care service that really does benefit the people they support. Every visit is no less than an hour, meaning they can really tailor the support received whether that be companionship, home help or personal care services.
If you have any questions about this Befriender & Companion job vacancy, or if you wish to apply, then please click on the apply button. Once you have applied, we would carry out an initial pre-screen of your application, your CV & application is then passed to the end employer who would then contact you directly to progress your application further. This would usually be within 24-72 hours of applying and this telephone conversation is for you to ask any questions you may have and the end employer to find out more about you.