Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion

  • Location

    Northampton, UK

  • Sector:

    Homecare

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.45 - £9.95 per hour plus mileage allowance (double time on bank holidays)

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    A/PVC/NORTHAMPTON/SEPT19

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-24

  • Consultant:

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Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion, Northampton

£9.45 - £9.95 per hour plus mileage allowance (double time on bank holidays)

Flexible hours available – 20-30 hours plus per week

 

“My name is Tracey and I work as a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion in Northampton for a brilliant company and I absolutely love my job. I support older people living in their own homes and help them stay independent. I help with everyday tasks like washing and dressing, preparing meals as well as taking them out for appointments or to continue with their hobbies. There are plenty of laughs too.”

 

There is no upper age limit for applications, becoming a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion could be perfect for you. We have hours available in the NN1, NN2, NN3, NN4 and NN5 areas of Northampton. Experience is preferred but not essential as excellent training is provided. It is essential that you have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

 

Come and join the best!

“I have worked for this company since they first opened, and I couldn’t work for anyone else now. We have recently been awarded an Outstanding rating by the CQC and I couldn’t be prouder. It is so wonderful to get recognition and have the feeling that what you are doing is so worthwhile and rewarding. We do a minimum of 1-hour visits to our clients, so we always have time to do our job and do the best for the older people we support. We are a fantastic team and we a make a real difference to the lives of people in our local community.”

 

Benefits & Hours:

  • Flexible hours based in your local area;
  • Full-time hours are available, 20 – 30 hours plus per week (unfortunately, we cannot offer school hours due to the nature of the work);
  • The hours will include early mornings, evenings and alternate weekends;
  • Paid annual leave;
  • Excellent training is provided.
  • Becoming a Companion isn’t just a job, you will be gaining a friend too!

 

If you are excited by this opportunity to become a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion, then we want to hear from you. This is something rewarding and the feeling of knowing you have helped someone is special, I feel so happy at the end of every day. You could share that feeling too. You don’t need experience, just a caring, patient and understanding nature.

 

So, if you are excited by this Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion job opportunity, then come and join us. All you need to do is click apply and we will give you a call to answer any questions you may have.”

 

** 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.

*Tracey is just an example of someone you will support