Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location:

    Windermere, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/WINDERMERE/JULY20

  • Consultant:

    Steve Vine

  • Salary:

    £10.50 - £12.00 per hour + mileage

We are looking for part-time Dementia Friends & Companions in the Windermere area of Cumbria. This homecare provider has roles available in the Kendal, Windermere, Ambleside, Milnthorpe, Grange Over Sands, Kirkby Lonsdale & Surrounding areas. Car Drivers are essential. You can feel valued & appreciated every day!

Criteria

No Experience is necessary as award-winning training is provided and career progression. We welcome applications from all ages (with no upper limit). It does not matter what job you have done in the past, or if you have never worked, if you can make an older person’s life brighter and feel great satisfaction from doing it, you are exactly who we are looking for.

What would I be doing?

As a Dementia Friend & Companion you would be supporting an older adult in their own home with their daily routines. This could vary from washing, dressing (Personal Care), companionship, shopping, meal preparation, attending appointments/clubs and everything in between.  You would always be carefully matched to the person you will be supporting.  They offer a very bespoke/unique approach to care, with all care personalised to the individual.

The Employer

To this provider, ‘care’ means quality care! With an outstanding CQC Rating and 10/10 on a leading homecare review site, you would be joining an organisation with fantastic values and one of the best in the area, voted in the top 20 of homecare providers in the North West. You would be joining a team who know what it means to care. This exceptional service is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of 1-hour home visits.

Pay rate, hours & benefits

  • £10.50-£12.00 per hour (Double time on bank holidays), plus 25-45p per mile mileage
  • Available some early mornings, lunchtimes, evenings, and alternative weekends.
  • Discounts from top retailers through our employee benefit scheme.
  • Generous Pension Scheme, paid Holidays.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Apply/Ask a Question

If you have any questions about this Dementia Friend & Companion job vacancy, or if 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 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.