Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location

    Brackley, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £10.65 - £11.25 per hour + mileage

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/BRACKLEY/AUG20

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-18

  • Consultant:

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We are looking for part-time Dementia Friends & Companions in the Brackley area of South Northamptonshire. No experience is necessary as award-winning training is provided. It is essential that you are a car driver.

  • £10.65 - £11.25 per hour.
  • Paid mileage.
  • Hours include mixture or early mornings, afternoons, evenings, and alternate weekends.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Rewards scheme and employee support line.
  • Full learning and development programme.
  • Social events.

This homecare provider provides care visits in the community and also have job vacancies available in the Bicester & Banbury areas of Oxfordshire.

Why work in care?

The answer, quite simply, is that helping people is a rewarding feeling like no other. You would be making a massive difference in your local community and at a time like this, you are needed more than ever. Maybe you have worked in either retail, hospitality, childcare, customer service, or any other sector, but you want to do something more fulfilling, as long as you have a caring nature and the right qualities, then this is for you. There are long-term prospects too, with opportunities to progress and build a rewarding career.

The Employer

As a Care Assistant & Dementia Friend, you would be joining a very bespoke provider of companionship led care and support to older people living in their own homes. An award-winning provider of companionship led care, they have won multiple awards over the years and are rated as Outstanding by the CQC! They are also rated 4.9 out of 5 on homecare.co.uk, wow! One of the owner’s is a Nurse with over 25-years’ experience so they know what high-quality care looks like. The team is friendly and supportive and recent employee feedback stated, “I love my job,” showing how proud you could be to work for this provider.

Job Role

You will do a minimum of 1 hour visits and you will be closely matched to older adults in your local area and you will support them to remain independent both in their own home and by keeping them active in the local community. This would include:

  • Helping with morning and evening routines.
  • Assisting with personal care.
  • Prompting to take any medications.
  • Taking them out shopping or for some exercise.
  • Preparing meals and light household duties.
  • Being a reliable companion and someone, they can rely on.

To apply

If you have any questions about this Care Assistant & Dementia Friend role, or you wish to apply, then 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 happen within 24-72 hours of applying, and this telephone conversation is for you to ask any questions you may have so the end employer can find out more about you.