A* Senior Community Carer

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
£12.58 - £13.42 GBP hourly

Are you an experienced care professional looking to progress your career? Do you have a driving license and access to your own vehicle? Are you passionate about delivering outstanding care?

If so, start a rewarding career with Brunelcare and be part of something more.


About the role

  • Provide hands-on personal care

  • Support with writing up support plans ensuring person-centred care is provided.

  • Mentoring new staff when they start 

  • Respecting the dignity and privacy of our customers

  • Dedicated administration time each week to assist the Team Leader with the compliance of the service

  • On-Call responsibilities - currently one week on and one week off (extra £75 per week whilst on call)

  • Fixed two week rolling rota


About you

  • Previous experience of working in care

  • You will hold (or be working towards) a QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care. 

  • Available to work shifts between the hours of 7am and 10pm including working every other weekend 

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

  • 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.

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


Job Benefits

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

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

  • Buy & Sell Holiday Scheme

  • 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 

  • 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.