Care Companion & Dementia Advocate

  • Location

    Dulwich Village, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Homecare Branch

  • Job type:

    Managed Advertising

  • Salary:

    £10.50 - £13.00 per hour + mileage

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    560/HCA/DULWICH/2

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-26

  • Client:

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  • Consultant:

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Full & Part-Time, Care Companion & Dementia Advocate jobs, Dulwich, Greater London

We welcome applications from all age groups, those looking for a change in career, or perhaps you are semi-retired/retired and want to do something rewarding in your local community? We are a COVID-19 Safe employer offering access to the vaccine as well as weekly testing.

Your local community

All our work is in our local community, so if you live in Dulwich, Mitcham, Streatham, and surrounding areas, we have job vacancies now in your local area. You will be carefully matched and introduced to the people you will be supporting so you can quickly build a strong and lasting relationship with them.

Key information

  • £10.50 - £13.00 per hour plus paid mileage + holiday pay.
  • You must be a car driver with access to your own vehicle.
  • No experience needed - our training is fantastic.
  • Flexible, full & part-time hours available (minimum 2-days a week availability).
  • Alternate weekend working.
  • Quality time spent with an older adult in your local community.  
  • A safe and secure job.
  • You will be working for a company you can be proud to be part of.

Feel valued.

From the Owner: “We are an award-winning, five-star rated employer and have a genuine passion for making a difference in people’s lives, particularly the most vulnerable in our community. We are rated 10/10 on a leading homecare review site. Inspired by experiences with our own family and friends, we know the importance of providing high-quality care. Just making someone’s day less lonely or making their life that bit easier by being there means so much. This means always arriving on time with the friendliest smile on our faces. Joining us will very much be like joining a family.  Our company was born out of a passion to make a difference and I am so glad we do what we do – it’s a true vocation.”

Your role

As a Care Companion & Dementia Advocate, you will be playing a big role within your community and helping older adults remain independent in their own home. The care and support an individual require varies greatly, after all everyone is unique.

  • Arrive with the friendliest smile for your early morning visit.
  • Make breakfast together while having your usual chat.
  • Help with the morning or evening care routine.
  • Assisting with personal care including washing and dressing.
  • Prepare a meal together, ensuring a balanced diet.
  • Maybe prompt them to use the toilet, to keep their routine.
  • Do things together around the house to combat boredom and loneliness.
  • Provide end-of-the-day companionship, and a hot drink and a snack before bedtime.

Apply

We would love you to apply and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  You will be supported into your role with fantastic training and support. In a few months’ time you will be asking yourself why you didn’t consider this job sooner, so please click apply and we will be in touch with you by telephone to tell you so much more.