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Bristol is a city that’s rich in history and diversity, as well as job opportunities, especially within the care sector. If you’re looking for care jobs in Southville then you’ll also be looking forward to seeing how your clients thrive with your care and expertise. Improving the quality of your clients’ lives will encourage you to progress in your career and gain more qualifications from an employer with a Good or Outstanding CQC rating. Working with such a provider means that you’re not just competent, but also very confident in the standards of care you provide.

Overview of Care Jobs in Southville, 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 Southville, 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 Southville, Bristol, require you to assist people who still live at home but need extra help with daily activities. You’ll be helping the person to maintain their routine by dressing, feeding and toileting them, as well as by bathing, administering medication and performing various household tasks.

You may already have some experience in social care when you apply for Southville 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 along your way.


Residential Home Care Assistants jobs in Southville, 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

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

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


Healthcare Assistants jobs in Southville, 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 Southville, such the city’s University Hospital. You’ll be helping with your clients’ care, either on the ward or in their homes, making sure they’re comfortable and monitoring their condition. You may also be needed to help them eat and to move around if they have mobility issues.

Highly-rated care companies will offer excellent training to staff members, 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 apply for advertised care jobs. Always make sure any prospective employer offers this training from the start.


Personal Care Assistant jobs in Southville, 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 Southville means you’ll be supporting frail or disabled people in their daily life. You may take on domestic duties, cook meals and make sure your client meets their schedule.

Inexperience in the care sector isn’t a barrier to applying for jobs, as clients might employ you directly. However, your employers should help you with further training, like first aid and manual handling. It’s also important to find out if and how they’ll cover any holiday periods.


Nursing Home Care Assistants jobs in Southville, 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 Southville which hire home care assistants. You’ll develop supportive relationships with your clients, helping them to take their medication, assisting with personal care and working with nursing staff to keep your clients comfortable.

Nursing home residents are often frail, requiring both nursing and care staff, so most facilities look for experienced applicants; either with Level 2 H&SC qualifications or previous personal experience. Facilities often offer professional training after the basic in-house training.


Support Worker jobs in Southville, 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 Southville will vary according to your client’s needs. You might have to provide transport to medical and social appointments, offer emotional support and also create and maintain a personalised care plan that fits the unique practical and psychological needs of the client.

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 Southville care jobs needn’t 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 move forwards and upwards.

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