Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Care Companion

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    £9.05 - £11.00 DOE

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    3 months ago

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Paid, Volunteer, Befriender & Care Companion, Hungerford

£9.05 - £11.00 DOE


We are seeking part-time Paid Volunteers, Befrienders & Care Companions living close to Hungerford or surrounding villages in Berkshire.

Are you a relationship builder, a friendly smiling face, an extra special person who could brighten the day of a lonely older person living in their own home? Are you a naturally kind and empathetic person with a few hours to spare a week to make a difference? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Your job will be to make a difference every day to an older person living in their own home by becoming their Care Companion, assisting them with daily living tasks or taking them out into the community to stay independent and doing the things they love. There may also be elements of personal care involved which may include washing and dressing.

Maybe you are semi-retired with spare time and want to make a difference? 

Maybe you are looking for a career change, and want to do something worthwhile and rewarding?


You will be joining a growing and remarkable organisation who are committed to providing an incredibly high standard of care within comfortable and high-class surroundings. As their Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion, you will need to be the best of the best, immaculately dressed and passionate about what you do. You will have very high standards and be passionate about the difference you can make.

Rate of pay, Hours of Work and Requirements

  • Part-time hours;
  • Rate of pay is £9.05 (no experience) and salary increases with experience up to £11.00 per hour, your pay will progress as you progress;
  • £35.00 Attendance Bonus every quarter (After 3 Months);
  • Our busy times are early mornings, lunchtimes, evenings and weekends;
  • You will have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

 Becoming a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion is just the start of your career with our client.  For those that want to progress there is endless opportunities to grow and develop, you could be a Manager of the future!

If you think this sounds like the place for you, please do click on apply and be part of this incredible adventure. One of our experienced team will be on hand to support you through the application process, the first being a telephone call to answer any questions you may have.

This job may be commutable from surrounding areas such as Newbury, Swindon and Andover.

**Please note this is not a Volunteer job, however we are looking to attract those who would be looking for this kind of work.**

The clients who we care for have the right to specify the gender of the person providing them Care and Support and under the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1: general occupational requirements) we only require Female carers at the present time.