Care Companion (Full time)

Here at Diagonal Alternatives, we believe that great care starts with you. Compassionate and caring individuals who are driven to make peoples lives better, even with the smallest of details.


  • Wideopen

  • Gosforth

  • Newcastle

  • Ponteland

  • Cramlington


Qualified: £10.31*

Unqualified: £9.86*

*Inclusive of Holiday Pay

Do you possess our 6 ‘C’ values: Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage, Commitment?

Diagonal Alternatives are currently looking for talented and compassionate Care Companions to join our growing team to work within a range of locations within the north east area. Due to the nature of the job role you will need to be a car driver with daily access to a vehicle.

A job in Home Care Support is more than just a job. You will be making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable adults, who really need your help and support.

Our candidate will have confidence working alone, but are also a Team Player as sometimes our clients require more than one staff member. You will be working within a wonderful team, who are committed to helping you develop your skills and potential, with competitive rates of pay, excellent prospects and career progression.

Key Responsibilities

To further the company’s aim by:

  • Working within our client-centred ethos
  • Enable our clients to be as independent as possible
  • Uphold the rights of each clients, promoting choice and control
  • Carrying out duties, to deliver care plans based on client’s assessed needs
  • Domestic duties in relation to the care provided to our clients
  • Complying with Diagonal Alternatives’ policies and procedures
  • Undertaking duties requested by the partners
  • Developing the reputation of the company
  • Undertaking training and qualifications
  • Continually improving our service


Qualifications would be an advantage, however are not essential as all training can be provided. A passion for caring is essential.


Hours are dependable on how flexible you are, we have a range of care packages with clients, and therefore will be able to offer you the hours that you are looking for.

However, We do ask that you are flexible across 7 days.


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Paid mileage
  • Employee Assistance Programme & Training
  • Employee incentive schemes
  • Long Service recognition

If you would like to find out more then please apply today!

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