Resident Companion
Care UK
Haverhill, Suffolk, GB
23h ago

What you’ll be doing

Being a Resident Companion’ doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity.

It means having fun and laughter with them and listening to their stories of a past life, keeping them upbeat throughout the day.

And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in physical exercise and activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment.

Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference and really stepping into that Companion’ role whilst relatives aren’t around to visit.

What you’ll need

A genuine passion for caring for others, you may have looked after an elderly relative or friend before. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and bring a smile to the residents at Care Uk.

You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions and above all, you will have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

Opportunities to progress through our career paths into a Carer role and take on an apprenticeship

Quality bespoke training to develop your skills Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts Bank holiday enhancements Free uniform Free DBS Thousands of online and in-store discounts

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people.

A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Resident Companion roles are available nationwide.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.

  • Where you'll work
  • Cleves Place opened its doors in 2015, providing residential, nursing and specialist care for older people living with dementia.

    Every member of the Cleves Place team is committed to giving your loved one quality care that’s entirely personalised to their needs.

    We will find out everything we can about your loved one with your help so that we can be sure that every aspect of their care is as individual as they are.

    From the places where they’ve lived, to the jobs they’ve done, their interests, favourite foods and films it’s all vital for helping us to deliver the quality of care you expect, and they deserve.

    Anyone involved in choosing a care home for someone they love will tell you what a stressful experience it is. Care UK has helped many thousands of families to make the decision that’s right for them and their loved one.

    Our team at Cleves Place will do everything they can to help and they’ll be available at any time of the day or night if you have any questions.

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