Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location

    Epping, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £10.25 - £10.40 per hour + mileage

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/EPPING/JULY20

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-31

  • Consultant:

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We are looking for part time Dementia Friends & Companions in the Epping area of Essex. It is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle. In this role, you can feel valued & appreciated every day!

No experience is necessary as award-winning training is provided and there are lots of opportunities to progress. 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.

Locations

Because this homecare provider provides care visits in the community, they have job vacancies in Epping, Ongar, Loughton, Waltham Abbey, Harlow, and surrounding areas of Essex. 

The Employer

An Award-winning companionship/relationship led care service who have been rated “Outstanding” by CQC, which is amazing.  The Director has a mission to change the face of ageing, seeing first-hand the positive effect companionship led care has had on the older people they support. She is very family orientated and this family feeling cascades throughout the team.  

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), shopping, meal preparation, providing company, 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 the support they provide, with all care personalised to the individual.

Benefits & Hours

  • £10.25 per hour weekdays and £10.40 weekends & double pay on Bank Holidays
  • Mileage Allowance.
  • Guaranteed Contract available.
  • Part-Time Hours including some mornings and or lunchtimes and or evenings and alternative weekends.
  • Full training and a mentoring system to support you through your new role.
  • Friendly and supportive office team.
  • Additional paid training in Dementia and End of Life.

Apply/Ask a Question

If you would like to apply for this position of a Dementia Friend & Companion, or have any questions, please click on apply.  Once you have applied within 24-72 hours the employer will be in contact with you to introduce themselves and answer any questions you may have, then look at progressing your application to interview stage.