Volunteer Befriender & Companion (Paid)

Health and Social Care Jobs
Kettering, Northamptonshire
£8.15 - £16.30 per hour + mileage allowance
04 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Our client is seeking Volunteers, Befrienders & Companions in Wellingborough, Rushden and Kettering areas of Northamptonshire and are you a car driver?

An award-winning provider our client specialises in a consistent, bespoke, quality companionship led service to private clients in their own homes. With a minimum of one hour visits they believe this enables relationships to be central to the support they provide.

You will need to be available for our busy times which are:

·Early mornings/mornings - help prepare breakfast & support with morning routine.

·Lunch times - to help prepare meals or to take clients out.

·Evenings - to help prepare meals & assist with bedtime routine.

·Alternate Weekends, even if you are just free for a few hours

Even if you are only looking for a few hours a week they would love to hear from you. This position will involve supporting clients with everyday tasks and routines, activities in and around their home plus out and about in the community.

Why work for us as a Volunteer, Befriender & Companion?

·This is an amazingly rewarding job!

·Excellent hourly rate of £8.15 - £16.30 per hour + mileage allowance.

·Our clients enjoy the relationship they build with their companion.

·To be part of a team that is genuinely passionate about High Quality Companionship.

·You will have regular client/clients and will work locally, keeping travelling to a minimum and enabling continuity for our customers.

·Genuine opportunity to develop a rewarding career

Do I meet the essential criteria of a Volunteer, Befriender & Companion?

·Being a driver is preferred, as some of our clients need assistance with errands and appointments and going out into the community. However, walkers or cyclist may be considered depending on location.

·Are you passionate, have time to spare and want to make a difference to someone's life?

·Could you offer our clients companionship and support without taking away their dignity?

·Are you naturally caring and dependable with an excellent work ethic?

·Willing to undertake a DBS check?

·Willing to partake in training courses?

You probably have lots of questions, that is fine once you apply we will give you a call and answer any questions you may have and tell you a lot more.

Please note: This is not a Volunteer job; however, we are trying to attract individuals who are looking to make a difference in a part time role.

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