Paid Volunteers, Befrienders & Companions - Car Drivers Essential!

Recruiter
Health and Social Care Jobs
Location
Epping, Essex, Loughton, Theydon Bois, Abridge, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Waltham Abbey, Ognar
Salary
Up to £17.50 per hour Plus mileage
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Expires
09 May 2017
Ref
A/VOL/EPPING
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Would you like to make a difference to an older adult in your local area by becoming a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion? Are you looking for part time hours in Epping, Loughton, Theydon Bois, Abridge, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Waltham Abbey, Ognar and surrounding areas? Car drivers are preferable but not essential.

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.

Do you have a relative or friend that would love this job?  

You will be working for an award-winning provider specialising in supporting private clients who are still very active, but would like a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & 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?
You will be looking for part-time hours which can include school hours. If you are available some Early Mornings, Lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings or a couple of hours on a weekend spare 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: 
£8.75 per hour Monday -Friday
£9.50 per hour Weekends
Bank Holidays £17.50 per hour
Plus 20p per mile Mileage Allowance
You receive excellent training 

What skills do you need to be a Paid Volunteer, Befriender & Companion?
Firstly, you must want to make a difference and have a big heart!  You can be any age group and from any background there is no upper limit, the ability to be able to strike a relationship and rapport with the person you are paired with is so important.   

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.