Flexible working
Role training
Paid travel time

D2A Healthcare Support Worker

Salary £12.15 per hour (£13.15 weekend rate) plus a £500 welcome bonus
Location Bridgwater, Highbridge, Cheddar and surrounding areas
Hours 30 or 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 passionate about supporting people to return to their own homes? Are you ready for a rewarding role within a supportive team? 

If so, apply to join our Discharge 2 Assess team today and be part of the rewarding work we do.


About the Role:

  • The D2A service provides short-term, high-quality support to individuals who are well enough not to need an acute hospital bed but do need some extra support in their home.

  • You will be required to assess customers’ needs to identify areas where support is needed to promote independent living and provide person-centred care. 

  • Motivating customers and building their confidence so they can achieve the goals they have set and return to independent living. 

  • You will be supporting customers with tasks around the home and with personal care such as personal hygiene, toileting, and dressing. 

  • Shifts will be a mixture of early and late shifts between 7 am and 10 pm and alternate weekends. 

  • £500 welcome bonus


About you:

  • Previous experience in caring for vulnerable adults is essential. Sensitive, caring, and passionate about delivering a first-class service to people within your local community. 

  • Proactive and self-motivated with great initiative and excellent communication skills. 

  • QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care is essential

  • A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle are required as you will need to be comfortable with lone working and travelling between customers. 


Job Benefits:

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

  • 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 

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

  • Mileage allowance of 45p per mile 

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

  • Free Enhanced with Lists DBS check and free uniform. 

  • Access to the BLC scheme

  • Pension Scheme, which also includes Death In Service Cover

  • Company Sick Pay – Linked to the length of service

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

  • Paid induction, training and ongoing development - including QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification

  • £200 Refer-a-Friend reward 


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 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. 


Overseas Applicants

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


If you would like more information on the roles we have, we would love to hear from you. Please contact our Operations Manager, Mandy, via email - mandy.curran@brunelcare.org.uk or call 01278 439 177.


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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