Job Title: Ladies Companion , would suit someone living locally in the Coylton area, must be Driver
Pay £9 per hour and 5.6 weeks AL pro rata
1 to 2 days per week, to cover 4 to 5 hrs in total
This post is to assist a lady who has the early stages of dementia and lives at home with her family, the hrs are to provide companionship for the lady.
It is important to recognise that the support you will assist with will be provided within the family home and in the community, therefore confidentiality and respect for the family’s privacy and daily routine is of the upmost importance.
The lady is looking for someone reliable, who can assist her with outings to her book club, go on public transport, assist with her shopping, day trips out.
Have a chat, go out for walks, go for a cuppa, provide companionship.
You will be working as a companion to the person. It is important that you treat the person with dignity and respect at all times.
You should have a positive, flexible and friendly personality
Must have full clean drivers licence as will be driving the employers vehicle
A genuinely caring, outgoing person with the ability to be friendly and supportive when necessary
Able to use own initiative whilst being aware of the person’s needs.
Strong awareness of respect and dignity for the person ensuring this always occurs
Excellent communications skills with the person
Previous experience in a caring role working with dementia would be a distinct advantage, but not essential if willing to train
Post subject to 2 successful references and PVG check.
Two up to date Reference contacts are required one of which must be from a present or previous employer. In addition a new or update of the PVG disclosure scheme will be required prior to appointment (disclosure cost to be met by the employer).
There is a 6 month probationary period attached to this post
If you have any questions or would like to apply for this position, please email email@example.com or phone 01294 475685 or email CV
*** Please be advised that AILN are not the employers, we are purely a support service to individual families employing their own staff .