Paid Volunteer Befrienders & Companions

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Basildon, Wickford, Canvey Island and surrounding areas
£8.00 - £9.00 per hour + mileage allowance
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is seeking Volunteers, Befrienders & Companions in Basildon, Wickford, Canvey Island and surrounding areas. £8.00-£9.00 per hour, plus mileage allowance. We currently have part time vacancies.  

An award winning provider our client specialises in a consistent, bespoke, quality companionship lead service to private clients in their own homes. With a minimum of one hour visits they believe this enables relationships to be central to the support they provide.

You will need to have some availability during our busy times which are:

·    Evenings - to help prepare meals & assist with bedtime routine.
·    Alternate weekends (even if you are just free for a morning, afternoon or evening)

Even if you are only looking for a few hours a week they would love to hear from you. This position will involve supporting clients with everyday tasks and routines, activities in and around their home plus out and about in the community. 

Why work for us as a Volunteer, Befriender or Companion?

·    This is an amazingly rewarding job!
·    Our clients enjoy the relationship they build with their Befriender.
·    To be part of a team that is genuinely passionate about High Quality Companionship.
·    You will have regular client/clients and will work locally, keeping travelling to a minimum and enabling continuity for our customers.
·    Genuine opportunity to develop a rewarding career

Do I meet the essential criteria?
·    Being a driver is desirable, as some of our clients need assistance with errands and appointments and going out into the community.
·    Are you passionate, have time to spare and want to make a difference to someone's life?
·    Could you offer our clients companionship and support without taking away their dignity?
·    Are you naturally caring and dependable with an excellent work ethic?
·    Willing to undertake a DBS check?
·    Willing to partake in training courses?

It would be great if you could provide a fantastic covering letter, maybe include what attracted you to apply for this position and what you feel you could bring to the role.  Don't worry if you have any questions we will give you a call to discuss your application and answer any questions you might have. So please click on apply! 


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