Flexible working
Role training
Paid travel time

Community Carer

Salary £10.50 plus night, weekend and bank holiday enhancements plus a £500 Welcome Bonus
Location Highbridge, Burnham-On-Sea & Cheddar
Hours 16 - 35 hours per week
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Are you looking for a rewarding career that invests in your future and focuses on supporting our local community? If you think this sounds like you, find your part of something more, and join our team today. 


About the role:

  • This role involves travelling to our customers own homes and ensuring they are provided with enough support to continue living in the comfort of their own home. 

  • Duties will include washing, dressing, food preparation, administering medication etc. 

  • You will need to provide a personal touch to every customer you visit, whilst respecting their dignity and privacy. 

  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is maintained and recorded accurately and promptly


About you:

Previous experience or qualifications are not required


We will provide you with comprehensive, paid, training, shadowing, and support to help you provide outstanding care and become part of something more. 


If you are caring, with a natural desire to help people, and hold a full driving license and your own vehicle, we want to hear from you. You will need to be happy to work alternate weekends on a regular basis, and available to work shifts between 7 am-10 pm. If you’re looking for a role with flexibility around working hours, we can discuss this further during your interview and try to meet your requirements where possible.  


Job benefits:

  • £500 welcome bonus on successful completion of your probationary period

  • Paid Travel Time - For every 20 miles you travel we will pay you an additional hour's pay.

  • Double time on bank holidays and an extra £1 per hour on weekends

  • Mileage allowance of 45p per mile 

  • Competitive rates of pay

  • Equivalent to 30 days paid annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), increasing to the equivalent of 33 after 5 years’ service (pro-rata)

  • Free enhanced DBS Check & uniform provided

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Company Sick Pay 

  • Care First Employee Assistance Programme (provides a range of free confidential services)

  • £200 refer a friend bonus


About Us:

Brunelcare is an award-winning Bristol-based charity providing high-quality housing, care, and support for older people in the South West, whilst also being recognised for our expertise and excellence in caring for people living with dementia. We are at the forefront of developing ways for people to stay as independent as possible whilst creating great communities to live, work, and thrive in. 


COVID Vaccinations: 

Due to our work with vulnerable adults, and the provision of hands-on care, it is vital that we reduce any risks related to COVID-19. Therefore, we request that all applicants have been fully vaccinated before commencing employment. Being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment with Brunelcare.


Please be aware this advert may close early if sufficient applications are received, so please apply at your earliest convenience.

Please Note: If you are invited to attend an interview you will be asked to bring documents to allow us to undertake a DBS check and to confirm your right to work status. The documents required will be communicated to you by the hiring manager when booking your interview. Any copies of documents taken will be destroyed in line with our document retention and GDPR guidelines.

Established in 1941, Brunelcare is an award-winning Bristol based charity providing high-quality housing, care, and support for older people in the South West.

Today, across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, and Somerset, Brunelcare works to support people to remain as independent as possible, for as long as possible.

The extensive range of our services means that people can stay with us however their needs may change.

We are also widely recognised for our expertise and excellence in caring for people living with dementia, and for supporting their families.

As a charity, we do not pay dividends to shareholders, and any profit we make is reinvested back into the services we provide.

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