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Bristol is a city that’s rich in history, diversity and job opportunities, especially within the care sector. If you’re looking for care jobs in Frenchay, you’ll be looking forward to watching your clients thrive with your help. Improving the quality of your clients’ lives will spur you on to progress in your career and gain more qualifications from a Good or Outstanding CQC-rated employer. Working with such a provider means that you’re not just competent, but also extremely confident in the standards of care you provide.

Overview of Care Jobs in Frenchay, 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 Home Care Assistants Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Part Time/Part Time High
Healthcare Assistants 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 Assistants 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 Frenchay, 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 Frenchay, Bristol, require you to assist people who still live at home but who need some extra help with their daily activities. You’ll be helping the person to maintain their routine by dressing, toileting and feeding them, as well as by bathing, administering medication and performing other tasks in the home.

You might already have some experience in social care when you apply for Frenchay care jobs; maybe you have an NVQ Level 2 or 3 QCF in Health and Social Care (H&SC). If you’re still working towards these qualifications, training with a CQC Good or Outstanding employer can help you make the right progress.


Residential Home Care Assistants jobs in Frenchay, 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
kind nurse taking care of senior people

Frenchay has several residential home care facilities offering care jobs. You’ll be offering your clients company and emotional support, as well as joining them in various leisure activities and helping them with meals and their personal care.

If you’re looking to qualify as a residential care home assistant you can receive in-house training with a highly-rated CQC provider; most care homes provide training to inexperienced staff members. It’s also useful to gain an NVQ or QCF qualification alongside the “on the job” training so that you’re always up to date with the latest care practices and recommendations.


Healthcare Assistants jobs in Frenchay, 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
elderly person with parkinson

Healthcare assistants can work in the community or in a hospital near Frenchay, such as Southmead Hospital or Frenchay Hospital. You’ll be helping with your clients’ care, either in hospital or in their homes, making sure they’re comfortable and monitoring their condition. You may also need to help them eat and to move around if they have any mobility issues.

Highly-rated care companies will offer excellent training to staff, including essential courses like first aid, moving and handling, as well as infection prevention, nutrition and fluids. These are the starting courses for people wishing to enter the care sector and to apply for advertised care jobs. Always make sure any prospective employer offers you this training from the start.


Personal Care Assistant jobs in Frenchay, 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 doctor and senior man holding hands

Working as a personal care assistant in Frenchay means you’ll be supporting frail or disabled people in their daily life. You may perform domestic duties, cook meals and make sure your client meets their schedule.

Inexperience in the care sector is no barrier to applying for jobs, as clients might employ you directly. However, your employers should help you with further training, such as first aid and manual handling. It’s also important to find out how they’ll cover your holiday periods.


Nursing Home Care Assistants jobs in Frenchay, 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

There are several nursing homes in Frenchay which hire home care assistants. You’ll forge supportive relationships with your clients, helping them to take their medication, assist them with personal care and work with the nursing staff to keep your clients comfortable.

Nursing home clients are often frail, needing both nursing and care staff, so most facilities look for applicants with experience, either Level 2 Health and Social Care qualifications or previous personal experience. Facilities often offer professional training after the basic in-house training, too.


Support Worker jobs in Frenchay, 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
caring woman assisting to the kid with her

Your role as a support worker in Frenchay will vary according to your client’s needs. You may have to provide transport to medical and social appointments, offer emotional support and also create and maintain a personalised care plan that fits the client’s individual practical and psychological needs.

It’s useful to have a Level 2 H&SC qualification, but you can still apply for support worker roles without experience. A driving licence is also desirable.
Looking for Frenchay care jobs doesn’t have to be be hard. Working with a CQC Good or Outstanding provider that’s willing to invest in you and your career is a good way to progress.

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