Join our team
This vacancy has now been closed. You can find other Home Instead vacancies here.

Home Carer & Companion in Folkestone

Folkestone Full-time £10 - £11.25 per hour Closing date: 31/01/2022
Company Description
Job Description

Looking for Local Jobs in Folkestone? Earn £10-£11.25 Per Hour as a Home Carer and Companion

If you're looking to get into a new career or change jobs, becoming a home carer & companion could open some exciting and rewarding opportunities for you.

Home Carer Job Description:

Start a rewarding career that makes a difference in people’s lives. Our home carers support clients with a variety of daily tasks, some of which may include:

  • Accompanying clients to appointments and social events.
    Prepare healthy meals and snacks.

  • Pick up a prescription, go shopping for essentials, and do other errands.

  • Carry out light housework, laundry, or ironing.

  • Provide medication reminders.

  • Assist clients getting out of bed in the morning or into bed at the end of their day.

  • Running a bath or shower and being close by in case they need assistance.

  • Assisting with dressing & undressing and personal care when required.

  • Above all, be the person who shows friendliness, warmth, and empathy. 


What we are looking for: 

  • People with a full UK driving license. We would like you to have your own reliable transportation to visit our clients and be willing to travel across our local areas.

  • An excellent timekeeper who is organised and reliable.
    Compassionate and kind individuals.

  • People who always treat clients with dignity and respect.

  • A good listener, be able to communicate clearly and build relationships with clients and their families in a polite and friendly manner.

Additional Information

Home Instead Folkestone Will Provide You With:

  • Flexible shifts – Whether you’re looking for evening weekend jobs or hours in the morning or afternoon, work whenever it suits you.

  • Ongoing support – we want to make sure you get the most out of your career. Our team will help you along the way. We’ll always be there for any advice or guidance you need.

  • Mileage & travel allowance - Get paid towards the miles you cover traveling to and from clients.

  • Enhanced rate on bank holidays - Earn extra over bank holidays

  • Genuine Career Development & Progression Opportunities  - We support all of our team along their career path and help people progress to where they want to be.

  • Refer a friend scheme - Get additional bonuses and rewards when you refer a friend to work with us

  • Industry-Leading Training - It’s not just our care that is award-winning, we have one of the best training programs in the industry.

  • Full PPE Protection - We ensure both our CAREGivers and clients are protected and safe at all times.

  • Care Certification - Once you have completed your training, you will be awarded with your care certification. 

Once you've completed your training,  you’ll be carefully matched to your clients and asked to visit them in their own homes. Your role is to help them feel as comfortable as possible, support them with anything from shopping and cooking meals, to personal hygiene assistance, companionship and social company.

It’s really important to be able to build up trust with the client you’re visiting so that they feel comfortable opening up and discussing any issues or needs with you. We treat our clients and CAREGivers with dignity, respect, kindness, and compassion. 

Ready to start your journey with Home Instead?

Apply now to get started! 

Back to join our team