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Bristol is known as a city rich in history, diversity along with having plenty of job opportunities within the care sector. The attraction of care jobs in Filton lies in the reward of seeing first-hand how your clients thrive under your care. It further inspires you to become more invested in a career through the support and qualifications provided and gained from a Good or Outstanding CQC rated provider company. This ensures you are not only competent, but extremely confident in the type of professional care you provide.

Overview of Care Jobs in Filton, Bristol.

Job Title ‘First Job’ Friendly? ENTRY REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Typical Salary Years Experience NORMALLY FLEXIBLE SHIFT OR SCHEDULE? NORMALLY FULL TIME OR PART TIME? Demand in Area
Home Care Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High
Residential Care Home Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Part Time/Part Time High
Health Care Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable. £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High
Personal Care Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High
Nursing Home Care Assistant No Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver £20,000 1-2 Scheduled Full Time Moderate
Support Worker Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable. £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High

Home Care Assistant jobs in Filton, Bristol

First job friendly role?: Yes
Entry Required Qualifications: Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver
Typical salary: £11500 - £17500
Years experience: 0
Normally Flexible Shift or Schedule?: Flexible Shift or Scheduled
Normally Full Time or Part Time?: Full Time/Part Time
Demand in Area: High
Home Care Assistant

Home care assistant jobs in Filton, Bristol require you to assist individuals who live at home but need extra help with their day-to-day activities. These care jobs are personal as your role includes maintaining your client’s routine by providing them with support in bathing, toileting, dressing, feeding, medication administration along with assisting with various other tasks around the home.

When you apply for any of the care jobs, especially a home care assistant, you may have some experience in care, as well as either an NVQ level 2 or 3 QCF in Health and Social Care. Naturally, you will also be able to acquire training toward these qualifications from a Good or Outstanding CQC rated provider, often in conjunction with the employer.


Residential Care Home Assistant jobs in Filton, Bristol

First job friendly role?: Yes
Entry Required Qualifications: Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver
Typical salary: £11500 - £17500
Years experience: 0
Normally Flexible Shift or Schedule?: Flexible Shift or Scheduled
Normally Full Time or Part Time?: Full Time/Part Time
Demand in Area: High
cropped hand of female doctor serving food

There are several care home facilities in Filton, who provide jobs to residential care home assistants. Besides providing your clients with emotional support and company, your role as a residential care home assistant may also require you to help with leisure activities, meals and general personal care.

To qualify as a residential care home assistant you can find a position with a highly rated CQC company where you will receive in-house training. However, it may be beneficial to complete an NVQ or QCF qualification as well as regular training throughout your career to stay up to date with the latest care practices. Another thing to note is that most care home and facilities often provide training to inexperienced staff members.


Health Care Assistant jobs in Filton, Bristol

First job friendly role?: Yes
Entry Required Qualifications: Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver
Typical salary: £11500 - £17500
Years experience: 0
Normally Flexible Shift or Schedule?: Flexible Shift or Scheduled
Normally Full Time or Part Time?: Full Time/Part Time
Demand in Area: High
happy female caregiver and senior woman walking

Health care assistants can choose to work in the community or at a hospital near Filton such as Southmead Hospital, or in and around Bristol. These care jobs will require you to assist with your client's care, either on a hospital ward or in their own home, monitoring their condition and comfort levels, as well as helping them eat their meals. You may also be required to provide mobility assistance if your client struggles with walking or sitting up.

CQC highly rated companies will offer good levels of training to applicants, where essential courses which include first aid, moving and handling, the prevention of infections, fluid and nutrition are covered in as part of the Care Certification modules. This is a starting course for those who wish to enter the care field and apply for any of the various care jobs advertised. It is always good to check your intended employer offers this from the start of your employment.


Personal Care Assistant jobs in Filton, Bristol

First job friendly role?: Yes
Entry Required Qualifications: Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver
Typical salary: £11500 - £17500
Years experience: 0
Normally Flexible Shift or Schedule?: Flexible Shift or Scheduled
Normally Full Time or Part Time?: Full Time/Part Time
Demand in Area: High
senior woman talking to nurse while having food

Your role as a personal care assistant in Filton, requires you to provide people who are frail or suffering from a disability with support in their daily life. This means taking care of certain domestic duties, cooking meals as well as ensuring your client's schedule is maintained.

Inexperience in the care field should not deter you from applying for this type of job. job. People will often employ you directly, so check they are willing to support you with training such as manual handling and first aid. You might also want to ask them how they intend to ‘cover’ any holiday leave you might take.


Nursing Home Care Assistant jobs in Filton, Bristol

First job friendly role?: Yes
Entry Required Qualifications: Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver
Typical salary: £11500 - £17500
Years experience: 0
Normally Flexible Shift or Schedule?: Flexible Shift or Scheduled
Normally Full Time or Part Time?: Full Time/Part Time
Demand in Area: High
female nurse taking care of senior female patient

There are a number of Nursing Homes in Filton, Bristol that hire nursing home care assistants. These care jobs will require you to develop a supportive relationship with your clients, help them take their medication, assisting with personal needs and work with the nursing staff to ensure the client’s comfort.

A nursing home environment is one where clients are frail and often require the assistance of nurses and care assistants. Due to this, most facilities desire applicants with a level of experience either demonstrated by Level 2 Health and Social care qualifications or personal caregiver experience. Professional training is often provided after the initial in-house basic training.


Support Worker jobs Filton, Bristol

First job friendly role?: Yes
Entry Required Qualifications: Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver
Typical salary: £11500 - £17500
Years experience: 0
Normally Flexible Shift or Schedule?: Flexible Shift or Scheduled
Normally Full Time or Part Time?: Full Time/Part Time
Demand in Area: High
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Your job description as a support worker in Bristol especially Filton will depend largely on the individual requirements of your client. Often you will need to provide transport to health care services and social events, emotional support as well as, creating and maintaining a personalised care plan that suits the practical and psychological needs of your client.

Although it will be helpful to have a Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification you will also be able to apply for a support worker position if you have no experience. You may also find that a driving license will be useful in your role.

The search for care jobs does not have to be a hard one. Partnering with a Good or Outstanding CQC rated provider that is investing in your success and job satisfaction, is a sure-fire way of launching yourself into a rewarding career.

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