Support Companion LSC431

Permanent / Part Time / Hexham, Northumberland

Support Companion

Part Time

16 hours per week to include late mornings, afternoons, occasional weekends.

£15 per hour

Based: Hexham


We are recruiting a support companion to support one of our clients following his sight loss. The salary for the role is £15 per hour.

Are you what we are looking for? Here is a message from him:

 “Hi, I am a happily married 77 year old gentleman, I recently lost my sight and now live in a small dark world.  I am looking for a motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a good sense of humour to support me in getting out and about; to brighten my life and bring new meaning and positivity to my days.   I need minimal support with some aspects of daily living. I know my home and do not need much support moving around it.  I find going out challenging and need more support when outside.

 Prior to losing my sight I was an active outdoor man and used to enjoy salmon fishing, sailing and walking.  

 I enjoy a coffee and a lively discussion and I am looking for a male support worker to work in my home as part of a rota and flexibly. Someone who is local, savvy with technology such as laptop, Ipads and I phone, that can support me with basic household handyman tasks. Preferable but not essential”.

Previous experience of guiding individuals with sight loss, preferable but not essential as training will be given.

The salary for this role is £15 per hour.

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Benefits of working with A Chance for Life

A Chance for Life team members are more than their qualifications or experience. They are imaginative and creative. They solve problems for our clients’ families by seeing new ways of doing things. They have the drive to turn good ideas into practical, detailed plans, and they do it all with care, compassion and a warm smile. We are committed to the continuous learning and development of all our staff to enable them to realise their potential. We expect a lot from everyone at A Chance for Life, but you can expect a lot from us in return, including:

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About A Chance for Life

“Complex care with heart, humanity and imagination.”

We are a specialist case management and rehabilitation company providing Support Work, Case Management, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Medico Legal services to children and adults across North East England, North West England and Scotland. We are driven to help our clients recover skills lost through complex life-changing conditions, so they can live meaningful, rewarding lives.

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Closing Date Tuesday 23 April 2024
Interview Date Interviews offered upon successful applications.

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