Dementia Friend & Companion

  • Location:

    London Borough of Lambeth, London, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Managed Advertising

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    mas3@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    554/HCA/WANDSWORTH/12121

  • Client:

    Home Instead

  • Consultant:

    Steve Vine

  • Salary:

    £10.00 - £11.00 per hour + mileage

Full & Part-time, Dementia Friend & Companion job vacancy, close to Brixton, South London – both drivers and non-drivers are welcome to apply. This homecare providers supports older adults living in Wandsworth, Lambeth and Dulwich.

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?”.

Care Assistant to Supervisor

You may start your journey as a Dementia Friend & Companion, but in this sector, there are endless opportunities to learn and progress into more Senior roles. Our two Supervisors both started as Care Companions, but we helped them both gain experience and qualifications, and they have 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

  • £10.00 - £11.00 per hour, plus 45p Mileage.
  • Help towards travel costs.
  • Award Winning Assessment & Induction Programme. 
  • Flexible, Part-Time Hours available between 7am – 11pm.
  • Likelihood of weekend working; however, this can only be a couple of hours.
  • Minimum 1-hour home visit.
  • Excellent initial training, ongoing support & development.
  • We welcome applications from all age groups (No upper Limit) and previous occupations.

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.

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We actively encourage our team to develop. We have Dementia Friends & Companions doing Level 2 & 3 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.