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CAREGiver | Paid Volunteer, Befriender Supporting Older Clients At Home

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Company Description

Please make sure you read the following details carefully before making any applications.
Home Instead is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. With minimum visits of one hour, award winning training and an excellent reputation we are immensely proud of the quality of care we provide. We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalised support.

Job Description

  • Found yourself at a loose end since the COVID-19 outbreak?

Do you now find yourself looking for something to do whilst in lockdown?

Become a CAREGiver for Home Instead!

Being a CAREGiver at Home Instead is an opportunity to change somebody’s life for the best. Independence is often something we take for granted, you would either be helping an elderly person in their own home remain in their home independently for, hopefully, the rest of their life. Wouldn’t you want to be part of something so special and priceless?

Do you have spare weekends to help support our clients in Bedlington and the surrounding areas? If yes, then we would love to hear from you.

The Requirements

A caring and compassionate natureWe are looking for fantastic CAREGivers with weekend availability to help support our clients.We ask that all CAREGivers MUST hold a driving licence and have access to a car – your client may need to be taken to the shops or an appointment at some point.Depending on your client’s needs, there may be some personal care required. This could be as simple as helping them button up their shirt or reach their feet for them to put their socks on.
What are the perks of becoming a CAREGiver at Home Instead South East Northumberland?

Depending on time of day and if it is a weekend or weekday; the rates range from £10.00 to £10.50 an hour. Bank holidays are double rate and we also pay mileage.

Want to be part of the Home Instead family? Please send an application to us today. We would love if you could send a covering letter to explain why you think the CAREGiver role is perfect for you!


There are no formal qualifications required as we provide full training – just a caring nature!

Additional Information

As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.

If you’re looking for work which is extremely rewarding and satisfactory and have a high-degree of flexibility to meet our clients’ needs, we would love to hear from you. Please click on ‘I’m Interested’ or alternatively, contact us on 01670 338 542.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

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