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If you live in Horfield, Bristol and are in search of a position that will allow you to see how you can make a real difference to people’s lives then you should consider taking a care job. You may believe that you need a lot of experience and qualifications to become a successful carer, however, this is not the case.

Overview of Care Jobs in Horfield, 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
Adults with Learning Disability 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
Home Care 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
Residential Care Home Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable. £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High
Care Assistants Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High
Support Worker No Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver £20,000 1-2 Scheduled Full Time Moderate
Healthcare Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable. £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High

Adults with Learning Disability Care Assistant jobs in Horfield, 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

Many individuals who suffer from learning disabilities in Horfield need a little extra help with their daily activities. When you become a care assistant in Bristol, you will be ensuring that all of your client’s emotional and physical needs are taken care of. Generally, this will require you to help with their domestic and personal care needs and work with other service providers and healthcare professionals to ensure they are receiving the best possible care.

To pursue a career as an adult with learning disabilities care worker, you will need to complete your GCSEs before you apply to a highly rated CQC care provider. Once you get your care job, you will be able to benefit from the training and support an Outstanding or Good CQC rated company will be able to offer you.


Home Care Assistant jobs in Horfield, 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

If you would like to get to know your clients and provide for their needs, you should consider becoming a home care assistant in Horfield, Bristol. Once you take on this role, you will be responsible for your clients care and support as well as promoting your client's independence and dignity. Duties often include bathing, dressing and providing tasteful and nutritional meals, undertaking some light housework, as well as certain administrative activities.

Home care assistant positions are available to most individuals regardless of their
experience level. A Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care will be useful. However, these can often be completed at your workplace after you are appointed, provided that the company has a high CQC rating. If you have no previous care experience or qualifications, please don’t worry, as most Outstanding and Good CQC rated providers will train and support you throughout your career in care.


Residential Care Home Assistant jobs in Horfield, 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

MHA Horfield Lodge is an examples of a facility that offers care jobs to residential care home assistants in Bristol. If you accept a position in the Horfield area, expect your responsibilities to include emotional and physical support as well as mealtime duties like assisting with eating and drinking, help with washing, toileting and dressing as well as with any mobility issues your client may have.

If you would like to work in a residential care home in Bristol it is a good idea to mention any care experience you have during your interview. If you have a healthcare qualification it will also be helpful. Fortunately, if you have no experience or qualifications you can still work in this care environment as most high CQC rating care establishments offer in house training programmes that provide the highest level of instruction and support.


Care Assistants jobs in Horfield, 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
taking care of woman

As a care assistant, you will have many job options available to you. You could work in the client’s home in Horfield being employed by a homecare provider, at a health centre like the Horfield Health Centre or in a community centre. This care job will require you to work in your community and follow the clients individualised care plan.

As a potential care assistant in Horfield, you might find care jobs with a highly rated CQC company, a very good option if you have no previous care experience or qualification. If your choice of employer has an Outstanding or Good CQC rating rest assured they will provide you with initial and ongoing training, as well as lots of support and motivation to make the most of your career. If you have attained a Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, this of course will be very useful.


Support Worker jobs in Horfield, 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

Support workers are in high demand in Horfield. This job entails the delivery of personal care such as washing and dressing as well as domestic tasks like cleaning, hoovering and dusting. Monitoring and administering your client’s medication is an important part of the role, as is accompanying the person on visits to the doctors and dentist as well as social outings to meet with family and friends. You will also need to communicate with other local health professionals as well as liaise with your care employer and the client’s family members. Having your own car a being able to drive is often important as a Support Worker.

Care jobs in Bristol will highlight care providers who will offer you jobs in care as well as a significant opportunity to improve your knowledge base. Choose a highly rated CQC company (Outstanding or Good CQC rating) to work with to ensure you receive good initial and ongoing training and support.


Healthcare Assistant jobs in Horfield, 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

Healthcare assistants in Bristol in the Horfield area often work in doctor’s surgeries or with the North Bristol NHS Trust in Cossham Hospital and Southmead Hospital. In this position, you will be working alongside a registered health care practitioner to complete duties like personal and domestic care and support with your patient.

If you would like to pursue one of these care jobs in Bristol, you may want to complete a relevant QCF/NVQ qualification. If you are keen to start working right away, you always have the option to complete your training at a highly rated CQC hospital.

A care job in Horfield will give you great workplace satisfaction as you have the opportunity to learn as well as gain new skills, which are beneficial to both your clients and yourself. Look out for an Outstanding or Good care provider, facility or hospital to ensure you are confident and competent to make the most of your career in care.

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