Flexible working
Role training
Paid travel time

Casual Community Carer

Salary £11 - £11.54 per hour plus weekend and bank holiday enhancements
Location South Gloucestershire
Hours Zero hours contract
Mergefield Title {Mergefield Value}

This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

About Us

South Gloucestershire Community Services provides outstanding care and support within the local community. We enable individuals to stay in their own home, maintain their independence and wellbeing and our extensive range of services means that people can stay with us however their needs change. 

As a charity we do not pay dividends to shareholders, and any profit we make is reinvested back into the services we provide. Everything we do is designed to meet an individual’s needs, putting the people we care for at the heart of all that we do.

Having the right qualities is all you need to start; there’s on-the-job training for everything else.


Overseas Applicants 

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept applicants requiring sponsorship for this position.


About The Role

  • Working within community services is highly touching, you will be enabling individuals to stay within their own homes.

  • You will be providing outstanding personal care and support to clients living within the local community.

  • Each day, you will be helping to maintain individuals independence and wellbeing.

  • Person-centred care will be at the heart of everything you do, which means you may need to administer medication in line with a clients care plan - full training will be provided.

  • Lots of support is available through team leaders, senior carers and our friendly office team.

  • We are a national living wage employer.

  • A zero hour contract allowing flexible shifts to fit around your personal circumstances


About You

  • A naturally kind, patient and compassionate person, able to put a smile on clients faces.

  • Great communication and listening skills to enable you to listen to clients stories.

  • Committed to delivering excellent customer service, going the extra mile to remember the little things; milky tea with 2 sugars please!

  • Respectful of the dignity and privacy of others, you’ll be visiting their homes and meeting their family and friends.

  • Being able to work upon your own initiative with a great sense of humour, no two days will be the same.

  • Timekeeping skills are paramount, clients like to know they can rely on you, taking the time to listen and understand them but also ensure all tasks are complete.

  • No formal care experience is required, lived experience and personal qualities are much more important as full training will be provided.

  • A driving licence and your own vehicle are essential due to individuals we support and the distance between them.


Community Employee Feedback

  • “97% expressed their work gives them a feeling of personal achievement”

  • “84% would recommend Brunelcare as a good place to work”

  • “81% agree brunelcare has strong values which are put into practice”

  • “87% say my manager trusts and respects me”

  • “81% agree brunelcare encourages them to learn and develop their potential”


You will be utilised across all clusters as outlined below;

  • Cluster 5S

    • Staple Hill, BS16 4

  • Downend BS16 5&6

  • Mangotsefield & Surrounding Areas BS16 9 & SN14 8

  • Cluster 5C 

    • Soundwell BS16 4

    • Kingswood BS15 1&4

    • Wick & Surrounding Areas BS30 5, GL9 1 & SN14 8

  • Cluster 4

    • Kingswood BS15 8&9

    • Hanham BS15 3

    • Longwell Green & Surrounding Area; BS30 5-9


If you would like to know more about how this could work for you before applying please contact our Recruitment & Retention team via;

E: recruitsouthglos@brunelcare.org.uk

T: 0117 947 9900 Option 3.


Job Benefits

  • 45p mileage allowance & 1 hour pay for every 20 miles travelled between clients - this is calculated by our system between clients.

  • Competitive rates of pay plus £1 an hour enhancement for weekends and double time for bank holidays 

  • Access to a fully-funded Medicash Health Plan to save up to £995 on health essentials; like going to the dentist or opticians and access to telephone and video GP appointments

  • Comprehensive and flexible induction provided which is paid at your normal hourly rate

  • Free DBS Check (Enhanced with Lists) & uniform provided 

  • £25 towards your yearly MOT

  • FREE Blue Light Card

  • Colleague Voice Representatives, enabling you to have your say

  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders 

  • Pension Scheme - Death In Service Cover Included 

  • Care First Employee Assistance Programme, which provides a range of free confidential services

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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