Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location:

    Ledbury, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Managed Advertising

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    455/HCA/LEDBURY

  • Consultant:

    Steve Vine

  • Salary:

    £9.30 per hour + paid travel time

We are looking for passionate Dementia Friends & Companions close to the Ledbury area of Herefordshire. No previous experience is required as training is provided and fully paid. It is essential that you have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Locations

This fantastic homecare provider provides care visits in the community to older adults living in their own homes, they have job vacancies in Ledbury, Hereford, Bromyard, Leominster, Ross on Wye, Ludlow, Tenbury Wells, and surrounding areas of Herefordshire and South Shropshire.

Pay rates, hours & 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.
  • Being part of a service that will value you, but also be part of a company to be proud of.  

About the company

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.

The company also cares for their Dementia Friends & Companions and each one is valued and rewarded for their dedication. They invest in everyone and pay travel time, so no valuable time with the clients is lost. You will see regular clients at regular times and work locally – so no long commutes. There is a real family feel within the service and you will always feel valued and supported.

Job description

As a Dementia Friend & Companion, you will be visiting older adults in their own home. Helping them with everyday task so they can continue to live in the environment which they love most and for as long as possible, duties will include:

  • Helping them with daily routines such as getting up in the morning or ready for bed at night.
  • Helping with elements of personal care.
  • Ensuring their home is safe & clean.
  • Preparing meals & collecting shopping or prescriptions.
  • Providing companionship and being someone who they can rely on for support.

If you have any questions about this job, 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 to answer any questions you may have. This would usually be within 24-72 hours of applying.