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Elderly Befrienders - Care to drink

Elderly Befrienders - Care to drink tea & eat cake

East Wittering Part-time Closing date: 02/11/2020
Company Description

Home Instead Senior Care 

Home Instead help elderly in & around Chichester to remain independent & happy in their own homes. We support people with anything from Companionship & Home help through to more specialised care in Dementia & end of life care.

Job Description

 

Salary and Benefits

£10.00-£15.00 per hour
Benefits: Company pension, Flexible schedule

Job Type

Part-time

Job Summary

Elderly Befriender - Care to drink tea and eat cake

£10 - £15 per hour & accrued holiday pay on top!

This role will likely average 10-20 hours per week depending on your preference.

Are you looking for a flexible part -time role and want to make a difference to the lives of others?

We are looking for 'people people' to work one to one with older people in your local community. As a Care Companion & Elderly Befriender you could improve the quality of life for an older person in your community.

There is no age limit for applicants and no formal experience required. However, it is required that you have a full UK drivers licence & a reliable vehicle. We have part-time jobs available in your local area. Come and help us on our mission to end loneliness amongst our local elderly population by joining us as a Care Companion & Elderly Befriender!

You could be joining our award winning, small friendly local home care company who's visits always involve an element of companionship. We have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation in the local area. This home care service with the personal touch is different to any other care organisation in the area, providing a minimum of 1- hour home visits to a predominately private client base, but the focus being on companionship and loneliness prevention. The average visiting time is actually far higher at about 90 minutes and our friendly office team are sensible about travel time and distances as well. So you'll be visiting clients within a pre-agreed area to suit you.

Home Instead Senior Care is a domiciliary care service operating in Chichester, Bognor Regis and The Witterings.

There are some fantastic benefits & hours too in your role as a Care Companion & Elderly Befriender, including:

- Flexible Part-time hours are available between 10-30 hours per week (unfortunately, we cannot offer purely school hours or full-time as each befriender only has a small circle of their own regular clients)

-If you have some availability early mornings or tea times or evenings & alternate weekends, then this position could fit around your other interests & commitments.

-Excellent training is provided and you'll meet some likeminded people

-The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day and putting a smile on your clients faces

Help us in our mission to end loneliness amongst our local elderly population

This is a totally unique care sector opportunity - what does this role involve? We carefully match you to your own small circle of older adults in your local community and you will support them to live happy, independent lives by providing:

- Companionship, a cup of tea & a natter

-Shopping tips, social calls, appointments, clubs & hobbies

- Preparing simple meals and light household duties

-prompting and assisting your client with their medication

-Supporting getting in & out of the shower & getting dressed

-Helping to & from the loo

Please ensure you include a mobile number with your application as successful candidates will initially be contacted via sms.

Qualifications

No experience required, full accredited training provided.

Experience desirable working in a care environment, taking care of elderly .

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