Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location:

    Loughton, UK

  • Sector:


  • Job type:

    Managed Advertising

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Client:

    Home Instead

  • Consultant:

    Steve Vine

  • Salary:

    £10.65 - £11.00 per hour + paid travel time

There is so much more to a career in care, the progression opportunities are just one. Many people have misconceptions about the Care Sector, but we always hear “Why didn’t I do this sooner?”.

Full & Part-time, Dementia Friend & Companion job vacancy, Loughton, Essex – car drivers essential.  

Care Assistant to Manager

You may start your journey as a Care Assistant & Companion, but in this sector, there are endless opportunities to learn and progress into more Senior roles. Our Care Manager started as a Care Assistant/Dementia Friend, but we helped her gain experience and qualifications, and she has not looked back. Who knows, you could have a similar career path?

You may already be working in the sector but, want to work for an employer who will value you but also offers their clients something different. We have values that are unique and provide a companionship care model like no other. We would love to tell you more!

Benefits & Hours

  • £10.65 per hour for Weekdays and £11.00 for Weekends, plus mileage and paid travel time.
  • Award Winning Ongoing Training
  • Flexible, Part-Time, committed hours, depending on availability.
  • Opportunity for Live-in Care roles for those with experience (can be discussed at interview). 
  • Alternative Weekend working, hours reflected on availability.
  • Minimum 1-hour home visit.
  • Excellent initial training, ongoing support & development.

Our Values

To us, care is personal. As a team we are all truly committed to making a difference and we want to lead the way locally in changing the way our older members of our community are looked after in their older years. When you join our team, you will instantly know what a special organisation we are. Everyone in our team feels valued and supported. Throughout your journey with us and we can offer you not just a job, but a truly rewarding vocation and long-term career prospects! There is care… but then there is the way we deliver care.


We actively encourage our team to develop. We have Dementia Friends & Companions doing Level 2,3,4 and 5 NVQ and City & Guilds accredited Dementia and End of Life courses. The opportunity to gain recognised qualifications opens so many doors for you to flourish in the sector.

You have nothing to lose by speaking to us and so much to gain. If you are looking for a job where you make a difference but where you also matter, then we would love to have a chat with you about our vacancies and answer any questions. Speak to you soon.