Home Care Assistant & Companion

  • Location

    Luton, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.25 - £18.50 per hour + mileage allowance

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/LUTON/AUGUST19

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-16

  • Consultant:

    Carol Raine

Home Care Assistant & Companion, Luton

£9.25 - £18.50 per hour plus mileage allowance

Flexible part time hours

Are you looking for a rewarding job where you can make a difference? Could you make a difference to the life of someone like Doreen*? There is no upper age limit for applications, becoming a Care Assistant & Companion could be perfect for you.

We have part-time jobs available in the Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable, Barton-le-Clay or Flitwick areas of Bedfordshire. No experience is needed however, you would need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Doreen* is 75 years old and a retired music teacher and has always been independent whilst living in her own home. Last year Doreen started to struggle with little things that so many of us find simple. She would struggle to follow simple steps such as following a recipe when cooking a meal, she might repeat a lot of things she has already said, and she wouldn’t be able to concentrate on her books like he used to. Daily routines have become harder for Doreen* and so has getting out and about doing the things she enjoys. That is where you come in. You may help her with her morning, lunchtime, or evening routine, and all aspects of personal care. You might take her to her local singing group, music really helps her remember special memories from his past, or you might help her with some shopping or making a healthy meal. You would be helping her continue to be herself and do the things she loves and remain in her own home, a rewarding feeling like no other.

Come and join the best!

You could be joining an award-winning national brand who focus on a companionship led care service.  They have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation within communities across the UK. This exceptional service is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of 1-hour home visits to a purely private client base, but the focus being on companionship.

Benefits & Hours

  • It is essential that you can commit to working a minimum of 16 hours per week, and you’re available to cover mornings lunchtimes, evenings and alternate weekends.
  • Excellent training is provided;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day and being part of a team rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

Do you have a big heart? If you are excited by this job opportunity, we want to hear from you. Becoming a Care Assistant & Companion to an older adult is not only rewarding, but you will be gaining a friend too. So please click apply.

*Doreen is just a typical example of someone you would support.