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Home Helper for the Elderly

An Hourly rate

Basingstoke, Hampshire

Good Life Sorted

We are looking for Helpers in Basingstoke and surrounding areas.

Good Life Sorted is an award-winning social enterprise company that connects older adults and their families with hand-picked, vetted individuals in their local neighbourhood – Helpers - who provide a range of home help services for a fee.

The Helpers are self-employed, which means they can pick the hours they work and set their rates. There is no personal care involved with the role of a Helper and no experience is required.

To become a Helper, you must be:

- Over 18
- A holder of a UK full driving licence and have access to a car.
We are looking for amazing Helpers who enjoy interacting with older adults and are:

- Excellent communicators who enjoy meeting new people and can build rapport easily
- Trustworthy, reliable and punctual
- Confident in managing challenging situations
- Flexible and able to show initiative
- Good listeners
- Comfortable using technology
The process is simple. As a Helper you join our community, you create an online profile and you choose the services you are happy to offer. Good Life Sorted will then match you with older adults locally who need your help.

Services our Helpers typically offer:

· cleaning and laundry
· home help
· companionship
· support with admin, emails and letters
· welfare checks
· grocery shopping and medication pick up
· transport and trips out
· preparing meals
· dog walking

We are proud winners of the Disruptor of the Year Award at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2021. Want to know what it's like to be a Helper? Watch our Helpers to find out more about the role.

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Please note, this is a flexible self-employed role. There are no fixed hours or guaranteed income, but instead you can work the hours you want and set your own rates. If your application is successful, you will be expected to get Public Liability Insurance, which is available from £5 per month.

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