Care Companion

Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd
15 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Care Companion, Hereford
GBP8.50 - GBP9.63 per hour
Full and part-time hours
We are looking for compassionate Care Companions living close to the Hereford, Leominster, Ross-on-Wye and Golden Valley areas of Herefordshire.
Are you looking for a truly rewarding career? Could you make a difference to someone like *Mabel? Previous experience is not required as excellent training and support is provided.
"My name is Mabel* I am 96 years old; I have lived on my own since my husband John died 20 years ago and I have always been independent. My daughter Joyce now lives in Australia and is she is not able to visit me as much as I would like her to. I have a fantastic small team of carers who visit throughout the week who help me with things which have become difficult for to me.
One of my carers is call Tina, she helps me to get up in the morning, washed and dressed and make me some breakfast, a cup of tea and remind her to take my medication, The small team of carers who visit me help to put a smile on my face and make a huge difference to my day.
Tina sometimes take me for a walk to get some fresh air or helps me to walk to my favourite seat in the garden. We get along so well; we've become wonderful friends. She may also come back later in the day to help me up the stairs to bed. I am so grateful for Emily and the rest of my team, they are angels. It's lovely to know that I'm not alone as I get older and there are people looking out for me.
Fantastic Benefits
  • Double pay on all Bank Holidays;
  • Hours to suit your family commitments but must include every other weekend;
  • Refer a friend scheme and earn yourself GBP400;
  • Paid holidays and free company phone;
  • Free social events;
  • They truly believe in offering every member of their team a diverse range of paid training and career progression opportunities, so this could just be the start for you.
Be part of something special
As their Care Companion, you will be joining an award-winning homecare provider supporting older people in their own homes. They understand what a difference great care makes, and they're passionate about what they do! They put their customers and the community at the heart of the service, so they strive to always provide the highest quality support, the kind of support you would want for own loved ones.
Sometimes the very smallest acts of kindness can make such a difference to a person's life. You might not know how much your caring could help another person, but it could change their world.
If you want to be part of something special in your local community and become a Care Companion, and you are excited by this job opportunity, then please click on apply.
*Mabel is just a typical example of someone you would support.