Befriender & Companion (Like a Volunteer)

  • Location:

    Beckingham, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/BECKINGHAM/MAY20

  • Consultant:

    Carol Raine

  • Salary:

    £10.00 per hour plus mileage allowance

We are looking for part time Key Workers & Companions to join our team in various locations including Beckingham and surrounding areas of the London Borough of Bromley. No experience is required as excellent training will be provided. However, you must have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.  

Company Values

The Director held a close relationship with their grandmother, who was lucky enough to enjoy the most wonderful care which enabled her to live happily, safely and independently at home until she sadly died a couple of years ago. You could be joining a CQC “Outstanding” service who focus on a companionship led 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.

About You

Becoming a Key Worker & Companion is such a rewarding role and very important within our community, if you have always wanted to do a job that is rewarding,  now is a great time to be joining us and making a difference. 

This could be a chance for you to make a massive difference especially with the current Covid 19 pandemic situation in the country. You could make a difference and care for others in the community, knowing you have helped someone is a feeling like no other. 

Your Job Role

You will visit older people in their own homes and carry out a variety of duties, no two days will be the same. You will be part of a small team visiting vulnerable older people who need extra support to remain in their own home.  This may include: -

  • Helping someone get out of bed, washed/showered and dressed and other elements of personal care.
  • Prepare breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  • Remind them to take their medication.
  • Help with light housework, laundry, vacuuming, ironing or a spot of gardening
  • Help with grocery shopping.
  • Be a listening ear and to treat them with the respect and dignity everyone deserves.

Pay rates, hours & benefits

  • £10.00 per hour, plus mileage allowance, pension scheme, paid holidays and employee Assistance programme.
  • 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.

Making a difference to someone’s everyday life is so rewarding, along with creating lots of memories and knowing you have contributed to making someone’s day that bit happy and easier.

Be part of something special

 

How do you apply?

We are Managed Advertising Solutions Ltd; we act as an Advertising Agency on behalf of the end employer. If you have any questions about this Key Worker & Companion role, or, you wish to apply 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.