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Support, Cleaning & Companionship Worker X5 (North&South)
Intercare provides high-quality homecare services to people living in many localities in Sheffield.
We believe everyone should be able to make the most of every-day life regardless of age or ailments. Intercare provides a personal GP-led, high quality, integrated homecare service to people living across Sheffield.
We can do this because we are part of the Primary Care Sheffield group, owned by the GPs of Sheffield, with a social purpose; care comes before profit
About the role
As a Shopping, Domestic & Companionship Assistant you will be required to provide companionship and household management in a manner that assists our service users to age in place wherever they call home according to their needs.
This job does not require “hands on” services but does include the following “help” services:
Provide socialization, conversation and emotional reassurance to the client. Encourage and participate in reading, appropriate games, and other activities to promote well-being and stimulate the mind and the sprit.
Encourage, monitor and assist with meal preparation and fluids. Assist with home management as authorized by the client or their legal representative supervisor; as example, monitor food expirations ordering/shopping for groceries/home supplies, and monitor home repair as needed.
Perform light housekeeping duties. Pet care, limited to feeding and enabling pet to exit the house safely under the supervision of client.
Water plants as needed. Provide/ collect shopping and errands. Assist with mail and supervise deliveries to the client.
To be a successful Companion, you should be focused on providing the best possible care and support for your clients. You should be sympathetic, responsible, attentive, and detail-oriented
- Competitive pay
- Paid training
- Generous employee benefits package
- Free Uniform
- Free Work Phone
- No upfront DBS cost
- Refer a Friend Scheme
- Opportunity to make a difference to someone’s day