Paid Volunteer - Home Care

  • Crawley, UK
  • Part-time
  • Date Advert Closes: 20th January 2020

Company Description

Do you want to help curb the spread of the CORONA virus in your community and help older people remain indoors whilst they self-isolate?

Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s leading provider of non-medical care and companionship services for older people. Our goal is to change the face of ageing in the communities we serve. In light of the recent spread of the deadly Corona virus in the UK, the care sector needs to step up to support the NHS to meet the challenges it faces in the coming months. As a community, we need to come together NOW more than we have ever done in peacetime Britain. If you want to make a genuine difference to your community and help the UK get rid of this dreaded virus sooner rather than later please apply now.

We match our CAREGivers to our clients based on mutual interests and hobbies to help build bonds of trust and enables us to provide personalized support.

Job Description

Are you kind, compassionate and reliable? Do you want to help the elderly of your community to remain safe indoors while they self-isolate? Are you looking for a rewarding career? Would you like to make a positive difference to the life of an older person in your community? Then maybe becoming a Paid Volunteer / Befriender  Companion is the perfect job for you. 

We have roles available in the Crawley, Horley, East Grinstead, Copthorne, Crawley Down, Worth, Turners Hill, Lingfield, Forest Row, Blindley Heath and surrounding areas.

At Home Instead Senior Care, we provide high quality, person-centered care to enable our clients to live to the fullest as safely and independently as possible in their own homes where they feel their best.

You do not need to be trained or qualified to apply as full training is given to all new successful applicants and will be refreshed throughout your career with us. We carefully match our clients and Companions & CAREGivers based on similar hobbies and interest encouraging a natural bond to develop.

Our services are non-medical and can include companionship, home help, personal care, meal preparation, support with hobbies & interests and much more. There may be elements of personal care where you assist clients with medication or getting dressed and ready for the day in your visits to our clients. 

Specific days and times of work can be mutually discussed at the interview stage, but we do require all successful candidates to work either every other weekend or at least one day of the weekend. It is essential you hold a full UK driving license and have your own vehicle. 

Come and join the best!

You could be joining an award-winning, international brand which focuses on a companionship-led care service. We have won multiple awards over the years and have built an excellent reputation within communities across the UK. This exceptional service is very different to any other care organisation, providing a minimum of 1-hour home visits helping older people remain independent at home.


You will need to have bags of passion for wanting to help the elderly of your community and shed loads of life experience and character to assist our clients to live life to the fullest.

Additional Information

As a CAREGiver, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support and benefits which include:

  • Flexible working hours - including early mornings, lunchtimes, afternoons, evenings and weekends;
  • Mileage allowance;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Benefits scheme including discounts from high street shops;
  • Employee Assistance Programme to look after you and your family's well-being too;
  • Regular clients and hours
  • The biggest benefit of all is making a difference every day, putting a smile on an older person’s face and being part of a wonderful team.

If you have a passion for caring and motivated to help the elderly of your community, we would love to hear from you. 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 01293223303 or [email protected]

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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