We are looking for both full and part- time Dementia Friends & Companions in the Longfield and surrounding areas of Kent. No experience is required as excellent training will be provided. However, due to travelling between clients, your own transport is desirable.
This organisation have clients living in your local communities, so have job roles available in Swanley, Orpington, Shoreham, West Kingsdown, Borough Green, Halstead, Knockholt, Sidcup, New Ash Green, Petts Wood, Meopham, South Darenth, Eynsford, Farningham, Longfield and surrounding areas of Kent.
Pay rates and hours
- £10.00 - £22.00 per hour plus benefits
- Peak requirements are for early mornings, lunch times, tea times and evenings, the ability to work alternative weekends is also essential.
This homecare company’s mission is to support their clients to be as independent in their own homes for as long as it is safe to do so. They champion their client’s independence and work around the client’s needs to ensure they have a good quality of life and cover all aspects of their well-being. You will enjoy working with a well-established and highly reputable award-winning homecare provider. This organisation focus on providing a very bespoke person-centred care service that really does benefit the people they support. They do this by ensuring that every visit is no less than an hour, meaning they can really tailor the support received whether that be companionship, home help or personal care services. They take time to match carers and clients and you will stay with the same clients on an ongoing basis allowing you develop a strong bond
Your Job Role
You will visit clients in their own homes and carry out a variety of duties, no two days will be the same. You will have regular clients who you visit so you can have a good work/life balance. The company take infection control seriously and provide you with all personal safety equipment.
Duties may include: -
- Helping our clients with personal care including washing/showering/dressing.
- Preparation of breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
- Shopping duties.
- Supporting clients with their medication.
- Help with light housework, laundry, vacuuming, ironing, and/ or a spot of gardening.
- Supporting any medical appointments as required.
- Engaging and stimulating clients through activities.
- Being a professional friend and be someone they can rely on.
Becoming a Dementia Friend & Companion is such a satisfying vocation and a very important keyworker role within our communities, if you have always wanted to do a job that is rewarding, now is a great time to be making a difference. If you could share their passion to deliver the highest standard of care for others in your local community, then we would love to hear from you.
How do you apply?
If you have any questions or you want to apply for this Dementia Friend & Companion vacancy, 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.