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Companion and Home Carer

Wandsworth Full-time 10.85 - 11.85 per hour Closing date: 31/01/2022

Earn up to £11.85, Enhanced pay on Bank Holidays, Industry Leading Training

Company Description
Job Description

Be a Companion to Our Clients & Earn up to £11.85 Per Hour

Companion and Home Carer

Flexible Hours, Enhanced Pay on Bank Holidays, Career Progression, Full Training Provided

Do you want to help people in need and make a difference in their lives by providing care and companionship? If so, then this might be the perfect career for you.
We’re looking for kind and compassionate individuals to help provide the home care and support our clients need to live independently in their own homes with dignity and respect.
 

Essential Qualities for the Role:

To apply you will need to be the following:

  • An excellent timekeeper who is organised and reliable.

  • Compassionate, kind & considerate.

  • Able to treat clients with dignity and respect at all times.

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

  • A driver and have access to a vehicle.

We Can Offer:

  • Up-to £11.85 per hour

  • Mileage & travel allowance 

  • Enhanced rate on bank holidays.

  • Genuine Career Development & Progression Opportunities

  • Refer a friend scheme.

  • Flexible Hours Available - 16-20 Hours Per Week

  • Industry-Leading Training

  • Full PPE Protection

  • Care Certification

Becoming a Companion and Home Carer

As one of our home carers, you’ll be earning up to £11.85 per hour with industry-leading training and support provided.

You will be required to work alternative weekends and due to the nature of the role and you will need a full UK driving license & access to reliable transportation to visit your clients.

No specific qualifications or background in care is required to become a care assistant. What’s more important is that you have a natural calling to care for people. With this intact, we provide all the training you need o to become one of our exceptional Home Instead CAREGivers.

As well as supporting older adults within their communities, we support employees by providing opportunities such as advanced industry-leading training, employment opportunities & benefits schemes.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our outstanding, award-winning, family-run, local home care company whose visits always involve a strong element of companionship.

Job Description

You'll be working alone and unsupervised at the client's home so being able to blend into their daily lives is a must. 


As a CAREGiver, you will need to be able to deal with varying levels of dependency and medical needs as well as being responsible for ensuring that our client is safe, secure, comfortable, and happy in their home.


In addition to meeting their home care needs, you will get to make a real difference to their lives and become one of their greatest companions. 


Home Care involves a variety of different tasks from preparing a client's favourite, nutritious meal, performing housekeeping activities around the home, companionship, social activities or helping a client get dressed or bathed. 


Our clients' levels of dependency and medical needs differ and we carefully matched both client and CAREGiver to be comfortable with each other and to ensure the best relationships are built.

Help 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.

  • Running errands, picking up a prescription or doing some shopping.

  • Carry out some light housework, laundry, or ironing.

  • Provide medication reminders.

  • Helping someone to get 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.

Qualifications

Non needed as full training provided

Additional Information

Due to Government regulations, CAREGivers will need to be vaccinated or intend to be vaccinated prior to the 1st of April 2022 unless medically exempt.

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