Companion - Befriender

2018-02-23 11:50:502019-02-02Red Jacket Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Wiltshire
Area Wiltshire, England Wiltshire
Sector Companions
Salary £10 per hour (flat rate)
Start Date Immediate
Advertiser remoteapi
Telephone 01722 441463
Job Ref Companion/1117/2018
Job Views 646

Red Jacket Companion Services are recruiting companions to join our team in providing exceptional care to clients in their own homes.

Job Description Overview

  • Provide assistance to clients to support them in their companionship neneeds. This includes domestic duties, shopping, taking to GP and hospital appointments, sitting service’s and companionship for days’ out etc.
  • Enable clients to achieve independence as far as possible in all areas of their life.
  • Support clients to identify and choose their support needs.
  • Understand the rights of the individual to have their wishes respected.
  • Understand how to treat individuals with dignity and respect.
  • Understand the importance of good record keeping
  • Ensure good communication is always implemented

To be a companion, you will need to be

  • caring and kind
  • cheerful and friendly
  • able to follow instructions and procedures
  • able to work in a team but use your own initiative
  • ability to stay calm when an individual becomes anxious or upset

Red Jacket Specialist Care Benefits

  • Excellent, Competitive pay rates from £10.00 per hour
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs
  • Great support from our team
  • Dedicated and experienced consultants and support staff
  • Flexibility with shift patterns
  • Competitive paid mileage travelling between client’s homes

Essential Criteria

  • You must have the right to work within the UK.
  • An enhanced DBS check will be required to include adults and children.
  • Car driver with use of their own car is an advantage

*Terms and Conditions apply

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