We are looking for Care Assistant & Companion to join our team in various locations throughout Oxford. No experience is required as excellent training will be provided. However, you must have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.
We have roles available in the Oxford, Kidlington, Headington, Botley, Wheatley, Witney, Carterton, Burford and surrounding areas of Oxfordshire.
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.
Their Director moved to the area in 2002, he notices a real shortage of high-quality person-centred care for older people locally. His passion is to deliver an improved quality of life and increased independence in an older person’s own homes, peace of mind for their families, a happy, engaged and fulfilled team. They have taken all the necessary steps to ensure their team are safe at this time too.
Becoming a Care Professional & Companion is such a rewarding role and a very important Keyworker role 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
- £10.50-11.70 per hour, plus 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?
If you have any questions about this Care Assistant & 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.