Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Care Companion

  • Location

    Chesterfield

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.10 - £9.50 per hour DOE + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/P/PVC/CHESTERFIELD/JUNE19

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-29

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

We are seeking full & part-time female Paid Volunteers, Befrienders & Care Companions living close to the Chesterfield area of Derbyshire. This job is commutable from Chesterfield, Matlock, Darley Dale, Alfreton, Ashover, Clay Cross, Bakewell and will involve travel between nearby towns and villages.

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? 

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 personal care, daily living tasks or taking them out into the community to stay independent and doing the things they love.

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 a 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

  • Guaranteed Hours;
  • Rate of pay is £9.10 per hour (no experience), £9.50 per hour (Level 2&3), your pay will progress as you progress;
  • Usual working hours are as follows: - 7am – 2pm, 4pm – 10pm and every other weekend.
  • £35.00 attendance bonus every quarter (After 3 Months);
  • Full and part-time hours are available;
  • Our busy times are early mornings, lunchtimes, evenings and weekends;
  • It is essential that you have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Becoming a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion is just the start of your career with us.  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. 

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

Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit a female.