Care Assistant & Companion, Nottingham
£9.00 - £10.00 per hour (double time bank holidays) plus paid travel time
Flexible full and part-time hours available
Are you looking for a rewarding career like no other? Would you like to make a difference to someone like Betty*? Maybe you have considered Volunteer jobs? There is no upper age limit for applications, becoming a Care Assistant & Companion could be perfect for you.
We have jobs available in the Nottingham area of Nottinghamshire. It is desirable that you have a UK driving licence and have access to your own vehicle due to the nature of the role. We have work in The Meadows, Snienton, Carlton, St. Ann’s, Mapperley, Sherwood, Arnold, Bestwood, Bulwell, Old & New Basford, Long Eaton, Radford, Aspley, Beeston, Chilwell, Stapleford, Wollaton and surrounding areas.
My name is *Betty and I have lived on my own for several years since my husband John passed away. My daughter and grandchildren live in America, so sometimes I can get very lonely and I can’t always do the things that used to be so simple. I have a wonderful small team of carers. One is called Louise and she comes to see me 5 times a week. She will help to get up in a morning, washed and dressed and make me some breakfast and a cup of tea. It’s lovely to see a friendly face first thing in the morning to start the day off well.
Some days Louise will come back to see me at lunch time, reminds me to take my medication and makes me a healthy meal. Whilst I am eating my lunch, she is very kind and does a little housework. Other days Louise will take me out to do my shopping at the supermarket, sometimes she takes me out for some fresh air and exercise, or for a lovely cup of tea. She may also come back later in the day to help me up the stairs to bed. I am so grateful for Louise and the rest of my team, they are like family and I don’t know what I’d do without them, I always look forward to seeing them and they really brighten up my day.”
Come and join the best!
You could be joining an award-winning national brand 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. The feeling of helping an older adult in your local community is like no other and you could have this every day.
Benefits & Hours
- Double time bank holidays;
- Block of visits between the hours 7am – 10pm, including 2 weekends a month;
- Mileage allowance 25p per mile (45p per mile if using your car during a client’s visit);
- If you have some availability early mornings, evenings and alternate weekends then this position is ideal for you;
- Excellent training is provided so no experience or qualifications are required;
- Fantastic progression opportunities;
- Paid holidays;
- Simply Health Cash Plan;
- The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day.
This is Care Assistant & Companion job is a truly rewarding role, so if you are excited by this opportunity, then we would love to hear from you.
*Betty is just an example of someone you will support