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Care jobs are socially important as they better the lives of others by providing them with dignity and a better quality of life. As a carer, you will gain all the qualifications and experience you need by joining a provided by a highly rated CQC company, make it easier to incorporate this ethos into the lives of your clients. It also facilities your ability to find care jobs in Bristol or even try new avenues within the field.

Overview of Care Jobs in Southmead, 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
Dementia 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
Hospital HealthCare 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
Live-in Care Worker Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable. £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High
Night Care Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High
Care Assistant for the Elderly No Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable, Car Owner/Driver £20,000 1-2 Scheduled Full Time Moderate
Mental Healthcare Assistant Yes Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Caring, Reliable. £11500 - £17500 0 Flexible Shift or Scheduled Full Time/Part Time High

Dementia Care Assistant Jobs in Southmead, 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

The sensitivity and somewhat specialised nature of dementia care assistants is one reason, if you are a kind, patient and caring person, why you may want to consider this care job in Southmead. Your duties include client reassurance during moments of confusion or anxiety, as well as help with meal preparation, personal care and toileting, medication and general care of a person’s well-being.

Applying for a position with an Outstanding or Good CQC rated provider will ensure you have all the training and support necessary to competently and confidentially carry out this role, even if you have no formal qualifications or previous care experience. However, to further your chances of employment for this care job in Southmead, Bristol, you can opt to obtain further qualifications, namely, City and Guilds Level 2 and 3 Award in Dementia Awareness or a Certificate in Dementia Care. NVQ/QCF in Social and Health Care qualifications and experience are equally relevant.


Hospital HealthCare Assistant jobs in Southmead, 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

Hospital Healthcare assistants are part of the foundation of care in hospitals. You are the person who, under the direction of qualified nursing staff, attend to the patient’s daily needs which include assisting with-washing, showering, bathing, changing beds, supporting with meals if required along with moving and handling and helping with a person’s mobility. You will work alongside other medical professionals as part of a team, to ensure the patients care plan is followed and effectively delivered.

If you are interested in a role as a hospital healthcare assistant but fear you don’t have the qualifications, then don’t worry. Hospitals will provide in-house training and plenty of support and motivation. Choose one which is highly rated to ensure yourself of the best healthcare assistant training. You can also gain experience through volunteering at Southmead Hospital or look further afield to the Bristol Royal Infirmary or one of Bristol’s private hospitals such as Spire Bristol Hospital or Nuffield Health Bristol, The Chesterfield Hospital.


Live-in Care Worker jobs in Southmead, 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

Live-in care jobs around Bristol are desirable in that you are allocated to one client, therefore, you can dedicate all your attention solely to them rather than lots of different clients. As you will be living with the client, you are provided with accommodation so that you can undertake duties. These include helping with housework, cooking, assisting with medication and personal care as well as, providing companionship or taking your client to appointments and trips-out shopping.

You will find that these care jobs often come with a requirement of owning your own car and having a driving license to be able to take the client out and about. You will be provided with training and qualifications to gain a Care Certificate from an Outstanding or Good CQC rated provider which will equip that equips you with the necessary skills. The Care Certificate course couples with training in moving and handling, medication administration, first aid and other essential modules so that you feel confident in your role.


Night Care Assistant jobs in Southmead, 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
providing care for elderly

Night care assistant jobs in Southmead are great if you are unable to work during the day or prefer the calm environment of the night. These care jobs mean you assist clients with their nightly routine as guided by their care plans. You may be required to regularly check on a client, or provide reassurance in case of confusion or anxiety and provide a safe environment while the client sleeps.

Your NVQ/QCF Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Social and Health Care or previous experience in care will come in handy when applying. First-timers to the role will be provided with in-house training by Outstanding and Good CQC rated companies where you will be given all the training and support necessary to gain your Care Certificate.


Care Assistant for the Elderly jobs in Southmead, 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
nurse helping old patient get up

Most carers who work with the elderly enjoy the position because they may have looked after a loved-one previously, are naturally very caring and want to give something back to society, want great job satisfaction and a worthwhile role within their local community. Besides taking on care jobs for the clients in and around Southmead, your task as a care assistant for the elderly is to provide reassurance and assistance through personal hygiene, cleaning, ensuring good nutrition, support with meals, assisting with medication and supporting with, moving and handling.

Any volunteering or job placement experience will come in handy when applying for this role, however an Outstanding or Good CQC rated company will provide you with all the necessary training and support required.


Mental Healthcare Assistant jobs in Southmead, 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

Mental healthcare assistants provide daily support, therapy and care to clients by ensuring their comfort, independence and wellbeing through assisting with self-care, taking them to activities and medical appointments, and any other requirements as detailed in their care plan. Working alongside nurses and therapists, you will provide the right environment to encourage effective communication, confidence, socialising along with other activities of daily living.

Core skills include strong communication skills , and problem-solving, patience, a
non-judgemental attitude and of course, a desire to help people. Previous experience in a hospital or community environment is often desirable, but not a essential as chosen candidates are provided with in-house training, the most effective being provided by an Outstanding or Good rated CQC company. You can also apply for this type of care job if you have a Diploma in Health and Social Care without any hands-on experience.

Southmead, like many suburbs in Bristol, offers a variety of care jobs and opportunities. As long as you have a caring attitude, like people, -are reliable, kind and enthusiastic, you can rely on a highly rated CQC company to help you get the most from a very rewarding career.

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