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Care Assistant & Companion

£10.40 - £10.75 per hour + mileage
 

Job Description

Part-Time, Care Assistant & Companion, jobs, Northampton – No Experience Needed – We offer Award Winning Training once hired – however you do need to BE A CAR DRIVER with your own car.

It is a pleasure knowing there are people like you that love nothing more than caring for others and brightening someone’s day. After all, there is nothing more rewarding than seeing someone smile and making their lives that bit easier, sometimes by doing the simplest of things.

Caring in your Community

If you live in communities of Northampton within the postcodes of NN1 to NN7 we would love to welcome, you to the team.

Who will I support?

You will be carefully matched and introduced to the person you will be supporting, and you will share a great relationship together. Your visits will never be rushed, and they are never less than an hour, meaning you spend quality time with the person we match you with. 

Because you get to know one another well, the care that you would provide is never awkward, just natural. Some people worry about personal care, but people also have the wrong idea what personal care means – if this is something you are unsure about, we can explain this to you once you apply.  

As a Care Assistant & Companion, the Care & Support an individual requires varies greatly, after all everyone is unique! All our clients vary from being very independent to some that need much more care and support. You could -

  • Arrive with a smile for an early morning call.
  • Prepare breakfast and assist someone with their morning routine whilst chatting away!
  • Assisting with morning or evening routine, including toilet prompts, helping with washing, undressing, or brushing teeth.
  • Prompt to take medication.
  • Preparing lunch together, taking care of their nutrition is important.
  • Maybe prompting them to use the toilet, to keep their routine.
  • Going on outings, hospital visits or visiting the shops.
  • End of the day companionship, hot drink, and chat before bedtime.

Key Information

  • £10.40 per hour, £10.75 after 8pm and weekends.
  • Mileage allowance.
  • Employee Referral scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Retail & Restaurant discounts.
  • Award Winning Induction & Assessment Programme.
  • Flexible, Part-Time Hours to include some mornings, lunchtimes & Evenings.
  • Alternate Weekend working.

A Message from the Team 

To us, care is personal. As a team we are all truly committed to making a difference and we want to lead the way locally in changing the way our older members of our community are looked after in their older years. We are rated Outstanding by the CQC and when you join our team, you will instantly know what a special organisation we are. Everyone in our team feels valued and supported. Throughout your journey with us as a Care Assistant & Companion and we can offer you not just a job but a truly rewarding vocation! There is care… but then there is the way we deliver care.

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    Growing up I always remember my grandma’s caring neighbours.  When my gran sadly lost her husband, they looked out for her, brought her warm meals, soup and regularly popped in to see if she was ok.  Her other neighbour John took her shopping to her local supermarket every Friday, without fail for the last 12 years!  Are you that kind of person?

    We are looking for Caring Neighbours to work in our local community providing companionship, care & support to the older adults living in your local neighbourhood.  Age is inevitable and at some point, in our lives we will all need care think about what that would look like to you.  Becoming a Caring Neighbour is such a rewarding role, it is a job that is fantastic for anyone who has spare time on their hands and wants to make a difference, many people join us who are lonely themselves, have maybe retired and want to do something with their time. Is that you?

    What would I do as a caring neighbour?

    • Visit one or two older adults in your local community within their own home.
    • Provide companionship, personal care & support as well as help with everyday tasks.
    • Go on outings, shopping, appointments or attend activities together.
    • Prepare breakfast, dinner, or evening meal together.
    • Spend time together helping to combat loneliness and prevent isolation.
    • Help keep someone independent, safe and happy.
    • Be that person they can rely on and look forward to seeing every day.

    As we get older, we would all like to think we had a caring neighbour just like you.  After all the older adults in our community deserve the highest quality of care and companionship and to be able to remain in the place, they feel the safest, at home.

    Key Information

    • £10.40 per hour, £10.75 after 8pm and weekends.
    • Mileage Allowance.
    • Award Winning Paid Training.
    • Flexible, Part-Time Hours available.
    • Car Drivers Essential, due to the nature of the work.
    • Regular weekly availability is beneficial to ensure regular routine.

    We welcome applications from all age groups (No upper Limit) and previous occupations.

    A Message from the Team 

    To us, care is personal.  As a team we are all truly committed to making a difference and we want to lead the way locally in changing the way our older members of our community are looked after in their older years.  When you join our team, you will instantly know what a special organisation we are.  Everyone in our team feels valued and supported. Throughout your journey with us and we can offer you not just a job but a truly rewarding vocation!  There is care… but then there is the way we deliver care.

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    It is a pleasure knowing there are people like you that love nothing more than caring for others and brightening someone’s day. After all, there is nothing more rewarding than seeing someone smile and making their lives that bit easier, sometimes by doing the simplest of things.

    Caring in your Community

    If you live in communities of Northampton within the postcodes of NN1 to NN7 we would love to welcome, you to the team.

    Who will I support?

    You will be carefully matched and introduced to the person you will be supporting, and you will share a great relationship together. Your visits will never be rushed, and they are never less than an hour, meaning you spend quality time with the person we match you with. 

    Because you get to know one another well, the care that you would provide is never awkward, just natural. Some people worry about personal care, but people also have the wrong idea what personal care means – if this is something you are unsure about, we can explain this to you once you apply.  

    As a Care Assistant & Companion, the Care & Support an individual requires varies greatly, after all everyone is unique! All our clients vary from being very independent to some that need much more care and support. You could -

    • Arrive with a smile for an early morning call.
    • Prepare breakfast and assist someone with their morning routine whilst chatting away!
    • Assisting with morning or evening routine, including toilet prompts, helping with washing, undressing, or brushing teeth.
    • Prompt to take medication.
    • Preparing lunch together, taking care of their nutrition is important.
    • Maybe prompting them to use the toilet, to keep their routine.
    • Going on outings, hospital visits or visiting the shops.
    • End of the day companionship, hot drink, and chat before bedtime.

    Key Information

    • £10.40 per hour, £10.75 after 8pm and weekends.
    • Mileage allowance.
    • Employee Referral scheme.
    • Pension scheme.
    • Retail & Restaurant discounts.
    • Award Winning Induction & Assessment Programme.
    • Flexible, Part-Time Hours to include some mornings, lunchtimes & Evenings.
    • Alternate Weekend working.

    A Message from the Team 

    To us, care is personal. As a team we are all truly committed to making a difference and we want to lead the way locally in changing the way our older members of our community are looked after in their older years. We are rated Outstanding by the CQC and when you join our team, you will instantly know what a special organisation we are. Everyone in our team feels valued and supported. Throughout your journey with us as a Care Assistant & Companion and we can offer you not just a job but a truly rewarding vocation! There is care… but then there is the way we deliver care.

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    Your life skills are prefect for us, and you have so much to offer especially to someone in your local community. We have Part-Time hours available for people who are retired or looking to Semi Retire in Northampton to become a Care Companion & Dementia Advocate. 

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    • Mileage allowance.
    • Award Winning Induction & Assessment Training.
    • Flexible, Part-Time Hours to include some mornings, lunchtimes & Evenings.
    • Alternative Weekend working.
    • Car Driver Essential.

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    Spend your days keeping someone company and doing things together, gaining a friend & impacting someone else’s life!

    • Cooking breakfast, whether it’s porridge or a nice soft-boiled egg.
    • Helping someone with their morning routine.
    • Helping someone get in & out of the shower.
    • Taking someone out for the day.
    • Making cakes, playing cards, board games or watching game shows on the TV.
    • Helping with cooking meals and staying nourished and hydrated.
    • Offering companionship, friendship and a trusted friend who cares.
    • Assisting with medication reminders.
    • Providing evening companionship & preparing them for bedtime.

    Our People

    Most of our team have had previous careers such as Nurses, Police Officers, Estate Agents, Hairdressers, Retail Assistants, Senior Managers. just to name a few. Many join us because they have reached the time of their life where career isn’t as important as fulfilment, and many choose to do this job to do something they have always wanted to do. That is to give back to the local community and offer support to someone who really needs it.

    Talk To us

    We cannot include everything we do or answer all your questions on a job advert, plus we love to talk! So please click on apply and I will give you a call & tell you all about this wonderful opportunity for you to avoid Retirement! After all, 40 is the new 30! 50 is the new 40! 60 is the new 50 and 70 is the new 60! 

    If you don’t have a CV, please email us instead with your contact details and a little information about yourself & we will be in touch.

    ** PLEASE NOTE this is paid employment, however we are trying to attract those that have the right qualities to work in the care sector.