We are looking for a Dementia Friends & Companions for the Leominster area of Herefordshire. We have Full-time or Part-time job vacancies for caring individuals who want to make their local area a fantastic place to live as people within their community get to old age. Car Drivers Essential.
Where you will live
Because it is really important for our older adults to stay in their own homes, we provide our Advocacy and Support within their own homes. Meaning they get to stay in the place they know, love, and feel secure. So, if you live within the local communities of Leominster, Hereford, Bromyard, Ledbury, Ross on Wye, Ludlow, Tenbury Wells, or nearby surrounding areas, then we have some lovely ladies and gents looking for support from someone like you.
Dementia Friend & Companion
Many of us will be affected by Dementia at some point or another, perhaps you have a family member who you have cared for through their illness. Your role as their advocate and Care Assistant is to visit them at different times of the day to help them with all the things that you do most mornings, lunchtimes, and evenings. Things like:
- Preparing a meal or afternoon snack, bedtime treat.
- Prompting them to use the bathroom and assisting with personal care.
- Help with medication.
- Providing companionship and breaking up an otherwise lonely day.
- Preparing them for bedtime.
- Most of all keeping a regular routine and ensuring they are safe and healthy.
People with Dementia struggle to know what time it is and can often stop eating, stop watching TV, and stop taking care of themselves in general, your support can make a huge difference.
This provider is part of an award-winning national brand founded by a family and with family values running throughout the service. The owner of this service started in the care sector when he was 16 progressing through various roles before opening his own service. Inspired by his Grandmother, he wanted to ensure that other families did not have to experience the issues their family did when looking for quality care. The owner’s belief is that you should care for clients in the same way in which we would want our loved ones cared for. This fantastic ethos runs through the company and is truly a company you can be proud to work for.
Pay Rates & Benefits
- £9.30 per hour + paid travel time (not every provider offers that).
- 30p mileage allowance.
- Full and part-time hours including early and late shifts and alternate weekends.
- Paid DBS & paid training.
- Fantastic career progression.
Join the Team
So, come and join our team, we welcome experience care assistants who want to feel part of something special, as well as those looking for a complete change of career or those who are retired but want to do something worthwhile with their time.
To apply to become one of our trusted Dementia Friend & Companion, please click on the apply button. Once you have applied, provided you are a car driver with access to your own car, we will be in touch with you within 24-48 hours of you applying to get to know each other.