Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location

    Plympton, Plymouth, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Homecare Branch

  • Job type:

    Managed Advertising

  • Salary:

    £10.00 - £11.00 per hour + paid travel time

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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We are looking for Dementia Friends & Companions in your local community of Plympton, Devon. 

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We have Part-Time Job Vacancies, for car drivers in the Plympton, Plymstock, Kingsbridge, Ivybridge, Modbury, Yealmpton areas of South Devon.

  • Car Drivers Essential due to the nature of the role.
  • £10.00 per hour weekdays, £11.00 per hour weekends.
  • Double time on bank holidays.
  • Paid mileage & travel time.
  • Part Time Hours available which will include early mornings, lunchtimes, evenings & alternate weekends.
  • Holiday pay & pension scheme.
  • Minimum of 1-hour visits and regular clients you will visit.

An award-winning employer, they are looking for naturally caring people to join their team on a part-time basis. You will be visiting older adults in their own homes and providing much needed companionship and support. As a Dementia Friend & Companion, you would not only be helping to combat loneliness but also helping someone with everyday tasks within their homes. This would be for a minimum of one hour, ensuring that the support provided is never rushed and always tailored to the individual’s needs.   

  • Helping with morning routine, including preparing breakfast together.
  • Assisting with medication prompts.
  • Choosing clothes to wear, assisting with personal care such as helping to shower/wash or to brush their teeth.
  • Taking them for days out, exercise, hospital appointments or to local clubs.
  • Preparing lunch and spending time with them.
  • Getting them ready for their bedtime routine.

Every older adult they support is unique, as we get older there are some things that we may give up doing or struggle to do. Your job as a Dementia Friend & Companion is to ensure that there is continuity in their routine and that they stay safe, happy, and content in their own homes.


To apply for this position, you must be a car driver and be over the age of 18.  There is no upper age limit to apply, we welcome applications from all walks of life.  You may have never worked in care before, but the main reason you are applying is because you want to make a difference! You want to get up every day and really make someone’s day that bit brighter, then this is for you.