Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion, Heaton, Newcastle Upon Tyne

  • Location

    Heaton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Uk

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  • Salary:

    £9.40 - £9.60 per hour, plus mileage allowance

  • Contact:

    Carol Raine

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion, Heaton

£9.40 - £9.60 per hour, plus mileage allowance

Full and part-time hours available between 10-37 hours per week


“My name is Maureen and I work as a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion in Newcastle 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 and personal care 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 part-time jobs available in the Newcastle, Gosforth, Jesmond, Killingworth, Longbenton, Heaton, Walker, Fenham, Denton, Fawdon, Kenton and Kingston Park areas, no experience is required; however, it is preferred that you have a full driving licence.

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“I have worked for this company for two years, and I couldn’t work for anyone else now. We are rated as an Outstanding Care Company by CQC as well as independently rated 5* employer and we have built an excellent reputation within communities across the UK. Our 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 consistent relationships. We are a fantastic team and we a make a real difference to the lives of people in our local community.”

Benefits & Hours:

  • Between 10-37 hours per week available
  • You would need some availability for either early mornings, lunch times, afternoons and every other weekend. 
  • If you have some availability early mornings, lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings or a couple of hours on a weekend, then this position is ideal for you.
  • Holiday pay;
  • Excellent training is provided.
  • The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day.
  • This isn’t just a job; you will be gaining a friend too!

“If you have experience working in the sector, or you are someone looking for a new rewarding career in care, then I would say this is the company for 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.