Resident Companion

Southampton, Hampshire, England
SO19 9TZ
Care UK £ 8.72 - 8.72 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 8.72 - 8.72 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
6 Sep 2021
Closes
6 Oct 2021

Job Description

  • Post Code
  • SO45 5GQ
  • Min Pay Rate
  • 8.72
  • Max Pay Rate
  • 8.72
  • Job Copy
  • Being a Resident Companion at Care UK

    Resident Companions at Care UK come from all walks of life. Some will have worked in factories, supermarkets or schools. Some are returning to work after a break or a relative to a Resident. Many have no, or minimal, experience, but are keen to explore a career in care, while many already have invaluable experience. What they all have in common is the right values. They’re adaptable, friendly, polite and caring. They enjoy working as a team with people from different cultures and backgrounds. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

    What you’ll be doing

    Being a ‘Resident Companion’ doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity. It means having fun and laughter with them and listening to their stories of a past life, keeping them upbeat throughout the day. And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in physical exercise and activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference and really stepping into that ‘Companion’ role whilst relatives aren’t around to visit.

    What you’ll need

    A genuine passion for caring for others, you may have looked after an elderly relative or friend before. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and bring a smile to the residents at Care Uk. You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions and above all, you will have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

    The benefits

    Opportunities to progress through our career paths into a Carer role and take on an apprenticeship
    • Quality bespoke training to develop your skills
    • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
    • Bank holiday enhancements
    • Free uniform
    • Free DBS
    • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

    One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

    Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

    Resident Companion roles are available nationwide.

    Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.
  • Where you'll work
  • Carpathia Grange is set to open in Hythe in the summer of 2019. This state-of-the-art care home will deliver the very latest in luxury living alongside an impressive range of care services, from nursing and residential care, to short-term respite care and dementia care. At Care UK, we’re passionate about enabling residents to continue enjoying a fantastic lifestyle that’s all about doing the things they love. As part of our skilled team you will get to know all of the residents so that you can create personalised care and lifestyle plans for them. Our commitment to delivering person-centred care means that we will involve residents, relatives and you, in planning their care and daily life

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.

Ref: SYS-112854

Job Details

Resident Companion

Southampton, Hampshire, Englandd Care UK
Pay
£ 8.72 - 8.72 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
6 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
6 Oct 2021

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