Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location

    Crewe, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.50 per hour rising to £10.00 after probation

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    C/HCA/CREWE/JULY20

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-28

  • Consultant:

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We are looking for part-time Dementia Friends & Companions close to the Crewe area of South Cheshire. It is preferred that you have experience in the social care sector, but it is essential that you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

If you are currently working in the sector but want a fresh opportunity with a provider that will value you, or maybe you have a personal experience of looking after a relative and you want to take it forward as a career, if so, then this is the place and role for you.

Locations

Because this homecare provider provides care visits in the community, they have job vacancies available in Crewe, Nantwich, Alsager, Sandbach, and surrounding areas of South Cheshire.

The Employer

With an Outstanding CQC Rating for caring, you could be joining an award-winning organisation with an outstanding brand and reputation in the industry! The owner started the service following his own personal experience of his Grandad living with Dementia. The owner and his team are committed to the delivering a first-class client-centred care. This provider promotes a minimum of 1-hour support, and they make sure their carers are perfectly matched to their clients, so you can build a lasting relationship! There is a fun, friendly and supportive culture in the company with a 5* employer rating too. They also actively promote from within, both Managers started as Care Assistants, so who knows where this opportunity may take you. 

Job role

Becoming a Dementia Friend & Companion is such a rewarding role within your community. You will visit older people in their own homes and carry out a variety of duties, no 2 days are ever the same. If you think about everything you do daily, you would be supporting someone to do the same. The role may involve:

  • Assisting with personal care.
  • Providing companionship.
  • Helping with domestic duties.
  • Assisting with shopping and helping to prepare meals.
  • Helping with any medication.
  • Providing companionship and dignity that every person deserves.

Pay rates & hours

  • £9.50 per hour during probation, increasing to £10.00 per hour after probation.
  • 25p per mile mileage allowance.
  • Part-time hours (can build up to full-time hours if you want).
  • 20-25 hours a week available if you have the right availability.
  • Hours involve mixture of earlies, afternoons, evenings, and alternate weekends.

Apply/Ask a question

If you have any questions about this Dementia Friend & Companion role, 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.