Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location

    Calne, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Homecare Branch

  • Job type:

    Managed Advertising

  • Salary:

    £10.00-£11.00 + Mileage

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    309/HCA/WILTSHIRE/MAR4

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-20

  • Client:

    #

  • Consultant:

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Full & Part-Time, Dementia Friend & Companion, jobs, Melksham, Chippenham, Corsham, Malmesbury & Calne

We welcome applications from all age groups, those looking for a change in career, or perhaps you are retired and want to do something rewarding in your local community?  We are a COVID-19 Safe employer offering access to the vaccine as well as weekly testing.

Your local community

All our work is in our local community, so if you live in Melksham, Chippenham, Corsham, Malmesbury, Calne, and surrounding areas, we have job vacancies now in your local area. You will be carefully matched and introduced to the people you will be supporting so you can quickly build a strong and lasting relationship with them.

Feel valued

From the Owner: “We are an award-winning, five-star rated employer and have a genuine passion for making a difference in people’s lives, particularly the most vulnerable in our community. Knowing you have made someone’s day less lonely or made their life that bit easier by being there means so much. This means always arriving on time with the friendliest smile on our faces. Joining us will very much be like joining a family. Our company was born out of a passion to make a difference and I am so glad we do what we do – it’s a true vocation.”

Key information

  • £10 per hour weekdays & £11 per hour weekends (enhancements for NVQ holders).
  • Mileage pay & travel time pay on top of the hourly rate.
  • You must be a car driver with access to your own vehicle.
  • No experience needed - our training is fantastic.
  • Flexible, full & part-time hours available.
  • Holiday pay.
  • Quality time spent with an older adult.
  • A safe and secure job.
  • You will be working for a company you can be proud to be part of.

Your role

As a Dementia Friend & Companion, you will be playing a big role within your community and helping older adults remain independent in their own home. The care and support an individual require varies greatly, after all everyone is unique.

  • Arrive with the friendliest smile for your early morning visit.
  • Make breakfast together while having your usual chat.
  • Help with the morning or evening care routine, including washing and dressing.
  • Prepare a meal together, ensuring a balanced diet.
  • Maybe prompt them to use the toilet, to keep their routine.
  • Do things together around the house to combat boredom and loneliness.
  • Provide end-of-the-day companionship, and a hot drink and a snack before bedtime.

Apply

We would love you to apply and are happy to answer any questions you may have. You will be supported into your role with fantastic training and support. In a few months’ time you will be asking yourself why you didn’t consider this job sooner, so please click apply and we will be in touch with you by telephone to tell you so much more.