Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Care Companion, Newcastle-under-Lyme
£9.00 - £9.25 per hour + paid travel time
Flexible full and part-time hours, guaranteed hours
We are seeking full & part time Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Care Companions living in or around the Newcastle-under-Lyme area of Staffordshire. You could be joining a wonderful organisation with outstanding values who provide homecare to older people.
Are you a relationship builder, a friendly smiling face, an extra special person who could brighten the day of an older person living in their own home? Maybe you are looking for a career change, and want to do something worthwhile and rewarding?
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, help administer medication and assist with personal care. You could take them out into the community to keep them doing the things they love such as getting pampered, meeting friends or enjoying a delicious meal and a film.
Everyone matters, nobody should feel alone
You would be joining a remarkable charitable organisation who understand that the values of love and comfort should be central to supporting older people in the community. The person is always put first, to provide the highest quality of care at all times. The feeling of helping a person with Dementia feel valued and safe, as well as living life to the full, is truly amazing. They have recently been rated “Outstanding” by CQC, which is incredible.
Rate of pay, Hours of Work and Requirements
- Guaranteed Hours
- £9.00 - £9.25 per hour + paid travel time
- Full and Part time hours are available
- Hours will include early mornings, lunchtimes, evenings and alternate weekends.
- Paid DBS
- Paid training – so no experience is required, just a caring, empathetic nature.
- It is essential that you are a car driver and have access to a vehicle.
This could be just the start of your career with them. For those that want to progress there are opportunities to grow and develop, who knows where this role may take you!
If you feel that you share these values and you’re looking for a fulfilling job where you brighten up an older person’s day, then we would love to hear from you.
** PLEASE NOTE this is not a Volunteer job, it is paid employment, however we are trying to attract those that would look for Volunteer type jobs.