Key Worker & Companion

  • Location

    Calne, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Salary:

    £10.00 per hour plus paid travel and waiting time and fuel payments.

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    apply@managedadvertising.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/HCA/CALNE/MAY20

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-12

Key Worker & Companions we need you more than ever in the Calne area of West Wiltshire. Are you eager to help in your local community and make sure older adults are safe and well? Maybe you have been looking for Keyworker jobs near you or you have been furloughed or made redundant, and you want a more rewarding career? If so, this could be perfect for you.

During these difficult Covid-19 days, care and support work is more important than ever. As a Paid Key Worker & Companion, you could be a local superhero and offer care for others in the local community and help everyone get through this together. 

Criteria & Locations

No experience is required as full and paid training will be provided in the safest environment. However, it is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle. We have roles in the Bath, Bradford-on-Avon, Corsham, Chippenham, Melksham and surrounding areas of Somerset and Wiltshire.

Who would you be joining?

We are advertising on behalf of an award-winning provider who focus on a bespoke 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. The Directors are a husband and wife team who after their own experience, when one of their parents reached a stage in his life where he needed extra support in order for him to remain in his home during the final years of his life. They know this is a privilege, as some people are not fortunate enough to have family or friends who can help at difficult times and finding the correct support is not easy.

Key Worker & Companion – job description

The key part of the role is helping older adults stay safe and carry on living independently in their own home. We need you to make a difference in their lives. The role is flexible, and you will be carefully matched to people based on interests and hobbies. The role can involve:

  • Helping them with their morning and evening routines.
  • Assisting with personal care which could be helping them get dressed or putting the toothpaste on a toothbrush.
  • Helping to prepare a meal.
  • Getting them some shopping or picking up a prescription.
  • Being a good companion and be someone they can talk to and rely on.

Sound good? What can they offer you?

  • Guaranteed Hours, full and part-time contracts.
  • 28 days paid holiday including Bank Holidays.
  • Paid DBS and company pension.
  • Cashback health scheme and employee discounts.

How to apply?

Managed Advertising Solutions are very proud to advertise for this unique provider. If are excited by this Key Worker & Companion job opportunity, then we welcome your applications/expressions of interest. Don’t worry if you have any questions, they will answer any questions you may have.

** Our advert is aimed at attracting people looking for Volunteer jobs, people who really do want to make a difference.