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Senior Community Carer

Brunelcare
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Kingswood, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
£12.98 - £13.70 GBP hourly

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to develop professionally in this new year? Are you an experienced carer looking to take on a senior role? Are you looking for a rewarding career that allows you to make a difference in the local Community?

 

Apply today to join our amazing, supportive team, take advantage of our great benefits and become a part of something more. 

 

About the Role

Being a Community Carer is a heartwarming role, it’s all about helping individuals in our community to stay in their own home, with all their home comforts and remain independent for as long as possible. As a Senior Community Carer you will be…

 

  • Working closely with the Team Leader and sharing on-call responsibilities.

  • Providing personal care and support in clients own homes, such as washing, dressing, food preparation etc. 

  • Supporting with administrative tasks, setting up person-centred support plans and liaising with other healthcare professionals and families

  • Administering medication in line with a clients care plan - full training will be provided.

  • Ensuring that all relevant documentation is promptly maintained and recorded accurately. 

  • Supporting our clients to enjoy life and remain as independent as possible, for as long as possible. 

  • A kind, caring and passionate person who is able to brighten up our clients' day. 

  • A part of a close knit team who are dedicated to providing the best possible support to our clients as well as supporting each other. 

 

About you

If you are looking to advance your career in care and take on a senior position then this role will be perfect for you! Do you have…

 

  • Experience within the care sector - this is essential.

  • Previous line management experience - this isn’t a must but is desirable. 

  • A Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care. If not, we can support you to achieve this qualification.

  • A naturally kind and patient personality.

  • A commitment to delivering excellent customer service. 

  • A respectful nature towards the dignity and privacy of others.

  • The ability to work on your own initiative with strong timekeeping skills.

  • A driving licence and your own vehicle. This is essential to travel between clients. 


 

Job Benefits

At Brunelcare we value our carers and the outstanding job they do. As such we have a variety of job benefits that you can take advantage of when you join our team. Here are a few.. 

 

  • 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

  • £500 welcome bonus 

  • Mileage allowance

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

  • FREE Blue Light Card

 

We could go on… but how about, if you’d like to learn more, you pick up the phone and give us a call?

 

You could be a part of this amazing team too. 

 

Contact our recruitment team on;

email: recruitsouthglos@brunelcare.org.uk

telephone: 0117 947 9900

 

Overseas Applicants 

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



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.