Companion/Befriender (Male)

Posted 3 October by Red Jacket Recruitment

Red Jacket Companion Services are looking for a caring, compassionate and strong charactered male to be a companion/befriender. This position does not require any previous experience.

Currently this position is offering 60 hours per month.

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 - which we offer free of charge!
  • Car driver with use of their own car is an advantage

*Terms and Conditions apply

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Health Care
  • Companion Care
  • Friendly Personality

Application questions

Do you have your own car and UK driving licence?
Do you already have an enhanced DBS check?
Would you consider yourself a strong character?

Reference: 35046552

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