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DATE ADDED: Thu 25/10/2018

Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion

Bramhall, UK
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COMPANY: HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE JOBS

Job Description

£9.00 - £9.50 per hour, plus double rate on Bank Holidays + mileage allowance

Part-time and full time hours

Are you looking for Part-Time/full time hours and want to make a difference to someone like John*? Maybe you have considered Volunteer jobs? There is no upper age limit for applications, becoming a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion could be perfect for you.

We have part time and full time roles available in Stockport and Tameside areas. No experience is required as excellent training is provided but you will need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle due to the nature of the role.

John* is 96 years old, he has lived in on her own since his wife died 20 years ago and has always been independent. Last year, John had a fall whilst out shopping and it knocked his confidence somewhat. He stopped going out and even became scared of the stairs in his own house and would often sleep on the sofa rather than go to bed. John* is typical of someone you would help, he still wants to get out and about, but confidence stops him, that is where you come in. You would help him with daily routines that have become harder for him but also take him out and keep him independent and doing the things he has always done. This would be things like helping him with his morning, lunchtime, or evening routine, or assisting with personal care where required, reminding him to take medication. Going shopping with him or taking him on an outing every week.

Come and join the best!

You could be joining an award-winning national brand who focus on a companionship led care service. They have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation within communities across the UK. This 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 companionship. Imagine having Dementia but still being able to go to your dancing class on a Saturday, still being able to pick up your pension, still going into town on a Wednesday for cream tea!

You would be helping make these things happen every day!

Benefits & Hours

  • Double time on bank holidays.
  • DBS refunded after 6 months' employment.
  • Opportunities for career progression and support towards further accredited
  • Hours that will fit into your life - If you have availability early mornings, or lunchtimes, or afternoons or evenings and alternate weekends, then this position is ideal for you;
  • Employee assistance programme
  • The biggest benefit of all is doing a rewarding job and making a difference every day.
  • Becoming a Companion isn't just a job, you will be gaining a friend too!

Do you have a big heart? If you are excited by this opportunity, then we would love to hear from you. Within their organisation if you shine opportunities are created. They have ambitious plans for the future you could be part of that!

** 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.

*John is just an example of someone you will support


Role: Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion
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Location: Bramhall,

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