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Support Worker (Befriender)

Hamilton, Scotland, UK

Job Type

Support Worker (Befriender)

About the Role

A Befriender is a caregiver who provides companionship and emotional support to individuals in their own homes. They help combat loneliness and isolation by forming meaningful connections with their clients, engaging in conversations, participating in activities, and offering social and emotional support. Care at Home Befrienders play a crucial role in improving the mental and emotional well-being of their clients and helping them feel less isolated and more connected to their community.

Competitive Pay:
Drivers: £13.40
Non-Drivers: £12.40


  • Ability to relate to people from a wide range of backgrounds.

  • Effective communication skills, including tact and sensitivity.

  • Passion for providing person centred care and for working with people.

  • Ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.

  • Ability to work in a challenging situation should the need arise.

  • Capacity to work under pressure and take a problem-solving approach to work.

  • Excellent organisation skills.

  • Sound understanding of accountability to ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Adaptable, be able to embrace change and see change as a positive and not negative, be empathic, be open, honest and trustworthy, be willing to undertake a flexible role, be responsible and understand that they are responsible for vulnerable people, be able to maintain confidentiality at all times, be flexible towards the business needs, be proactive, be able to treat people with dignity and respect.

  • Interested in participating in Personal or Professional Development or in furthering your current qualifications or interests.

About the Company

Introducing All New Beginnings Care at Home - Where Compassionate Care Meets Unparalleled Support!

"Welcome to Your Haven of Exceptional Care: Unleashing the Power of Personalised Professionalism!"

At All New Beginnings Care at Home, we believe that every individual deserves to age gracefully and comfortably in the familiar surroundings of their own home. With our team of dedicated caregivers, we strive to provide personalised care solutions that cater to the unique needs and preferences of our Service Users.

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