Dementia Friend & Care Companion

  • Location

    Upton upon Severn, Worcester, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.00 - £11.00 per hour + mileage

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    17/HCA/UPTON/OCT20

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-05

  • Consultant:

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We are looking for full and part-time Dementia Friends & Care Companions in the Upton upon Severn area of Worcestershire. No experience is needed as full training will be provided. However, it is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

Have you been thinking about a career change, or starting a career in Social care? Or perhaps you are just looking for a completely different career after working in another sector? This is a rewarding career choice for anyone wanting to support someone in their local community and make a difference every day.

Locations

Because this homecare company provides support within people’s own homes, they have job vacancies in the Upton upon Severn, Malvern, Welland, Powick, Leigh Sinton, Kempsey, Pershore, Evesham, Strensham, Eckington, Drakes Broughton, Pinvin, and surrounding areas. They will keep you as close to where you live as possible to keep any travelling to a minimum.

About the company

You could be joining an independent, modern, family run company with deep-rooted values and a wonderful ethos. They were founded following a family experience of care and they aspire to change the way care is provided across the sector. Every person who uses their services is seen as a family Member and they support them the same way as they would their own family. With a 9.9 average rating out of 10 on a leading homecare review service, they understand that there is no compromise in care. Each of their team shares their vision and they are proud for each person to deliver that vision. They recently provided treat boxes to all their clients to keep their spirits up during the most testing of times, so this is a company you can be proud to be part of.

What would you be doing?

As a Dementia Friend & Care Companion, you will make a real difference to the lives of older adults living in their own homes in your community. You will play an important part in ensuring their welfare and safety and help them to continue doing the things they love most. The role will involve:

  • Companionship.
  • Assisting with personal care.
  • Helping with domestic duties.
  • Preparing meals and medication.
  • Maybe picking up some shopping for them or collecting a prescription.

Pay rates, hours & benefits

  • £9.00 - £11.00 per hour + enhanced Bank Holiday rate + 25p mileage allowance.
  • Paid travelling time between calls.
  • Full and part time hours.
  • Shift times include - 7:30 until 2:30pm and 4pm - 10pm and alternate weekends.
  • Enough time between calls so you can arrive safely and be composed.
  • Employee wellbeing scheme including retail discounts, health plans, paid holidays & pension scheme.

How do I apply or ask a question?

If you have any questions about this Dementia Friend & Care Companion job 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.