Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Come Care Assistants

Health and Social Care Jobs
Sutton, London (Greater)
17 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Our Client is looking to recruit Paid Volunteers, Befrienders & Home Care Assistants in the Sutton, Carshalton, Wallington, Cheam, Morden, Hackbridge areas of Surrey.

We are looking for people who are considering volunteer jobs however, this is not a volunteer job, it is a paid position meaning you get paid to make a difference and bring joy to individuals in your local area.

It is desirable you are a car driver due to the nature of the business and location of our clients.

As a Paid Volunteer, Befriender or Home Care Assistant, you will be working for an award-winning provider specialising in Companionship lead support to private clients who are still very active, but would like a companion to give them the confidence to remain independent and maintain a social life.  This could include offering support to help them with their morning routine, taking them out shopping/attending local groups, attending doctors/hospital appointments, preparing a meal for them or simply just being a friend and someone for company.

What are the potential hours?

Our client is looking for part-time candidates, ideally between 16 and 20 hours per week, however more hours are often available subject to the needs of our clients.   If you are available some Early Mornings, Lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings or a couple of hours on a weekend, then this position is ideal for you.

What are the benefits?

Making a difference to someone every day is the biggest benefit and motivator for doing this job.

We pay an excellent hourly rate of £8.50 to £13.15 per hour + Mileage Allowance + Pension.

Excellent and ongoing training and support.

What skills do you need to be a Paid Volunteers, Befrienders & Home Care Assistants?

Don't worry if you are not experienced, our client offers an excellent training package with recognised qualifications and encourages progression throughout. What we do ask for is passion, commitment, a caring nature to be able to help others and the ability to build long term relationships.  You can be from any age group and from any background, there is no upper limit.

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.