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Elderly CAREGiver & Befriender - Help Look After Our Elderly Clients

Employer
Home Instead UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Jul 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Company DescriptionYou could be joining our award-winning, small, family-run, local home care company whose 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 for truly first-class care. 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 predominantly private client base, but the focus being on companionship and loneliness prevention. The average visiting time is actually far higher at about 80 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.

Job DescriptionThis is a totally unique care sector opportunity - We will 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:
  • Prompting & assisting your clients with their medication
  • Support getting in & out of the shower & getting dressed
  • Help to & from the loo
  • Preparing simple meals and light household duties
  • Companionship, a cup of tea & a natter
  • Shopping tips, social Calls, appointments, clubs hobbies (own car advantageous)
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More Benefits
  • Flexible Part-time hours are available between 10-20 hours per week (unfortunately, we cannot offer purely school hours or full-time as each employee only has a small circle of their own regular clients)
  • If you have some availability mornings (ideally starting at 08:00) or tea/evening times (ideally starting at 18:00) & a couple of hours alternate weekends, then this position could fit around your other interests & commitments
  • Excellent training is provided and you'll meet some like-minded people
  • The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day and putting a smile on your clients faces
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