CARER - £9.50 average starting rate - BS32 4DS Full or Part Time

Worksite: Glebe House, Almondsbury

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Salary: £9.50 average starting rate

Specific Hours: 36 hrs per week to include atlternate weekeneds

CARER - £9.50 average starting rate - BS32 4DS Full or Part Time

TITLE – CARER - £9.50 average starting rate, excellent additional benefits, high standards of training and development.

Bristol Care Homes is a group of four nursing homes in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. We aim to provide top quality, best value, holistic care to our residents. We are an established company with a good reputation for the care we provide. We take pride in the quality of care we provide and the environment we provide it in.

Being a care assistant can be a challenging but extremely rewarding career, and we are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals looking to either start a career in care or move to a new employer who is dedicated to high levels of quality care.

We offer apprenticeships for young people looking to start a career in care and level 2 training for other care staff.

We also take pride in the way we treat our staff and the benefits we provide. As an employee of Bristol Care Homes you will receive the following benefits:


We are a real living wage employer.

As an employee (23 years +) working alternate weekends and an average number of bank holidays you can expect a starting rate at an average rate of £9.50 per hour, this is made up as follows:

  • Basic pay of £8.95
  • 20% additional pay at weekends
  • Double pay on Bank holidays.


  • Annual profit share Christmas bonus scheme
  • Bristol Care Homes Rewards scheme that offers:
    • Retail everyday discounts through the Bristol Care Homes Vectis discount card.
    • Further retail everyday online discounts
    • 24/7 telephonic Employee Assistance Programme – a confidential and private support line where you can get instant help and support to cope with stress and anxiety, face to face counselling and get legal advice for personal issues.
    • 24/7 Private GP telephone or online GP consultation
    • Health and wellbeing platform which covers all aspects of wellbeing such as fitness, mind, body, Health and Lifestyle including nutritional advice and healthy eating recipes, fitness tips and free home workout videos.
    • Halfords Cycle2Work scheme  
    • An Employee Healthcare cash plan which covers the costs of dental, physios and opticians (there is a small additional monthly cost for this service)

As you develop and stay with us you have the potential to increase your earnings. Employees who complete or already have a level 2 diploma in adult social care will move onto a higher pay scale. On this scale you can expect to earn an average between £9.56 and over £10 per hour. Further career to senior carer attracts a rate at an average of £10.89 per hour.





We ensure that all our teams are well trained with excellent development opportunities.

We offer:

  • A comprehensive four day induction programme
  • If you are new to care you will receive a further two days induction to prepare you for the role
  • Support and mentorship with a designated senior carer to achieve the care certificate qualification.
  • level 2 diploma in Adult Social Care
  • Many other relevant training opportunities such medicines management and clinical observation skills.
  • Career pathways from Care Assistant, to Senior Carer to Team Leader and newly launched Nurse Associate diploma which can lead to becoming a full qualified Nurse.


You will be responsible to our Nurse Manager and accountable to the senior nurse in charge during each shift, and your duties will include:

  • Providing personal care to our male and female residents, and attending to all aspects of their needs.
  • Personal and individual activities delivery
  • Participating in nursing procedures to assist our nursing staff
  • Maintaining the dignity and privacy of residents and respecting their individual needs
  • Participating and assisting in assessments of care needs and the implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.
  • Maintaining a clean and bright living environment for residents.
  • Assisting with serving meals and drinks
  • Assisting with any other tasks as requested to ensure the smooth running of the home
  • Attending and participation in orientation, mandatory and other training as required

Although we will consider applicants without qualifications or experience, the following would be an advantage:

  • Experience of working with the elderly, preferably in a care home environment.
  • Level 2 qualification in health and social care or equivalent.

Please see our website for further information and online applications (

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Bristol Care Homes and its subsidiary companies are Equal Opportunities Employers, and do not discriminate against individuals on the grounds of race, age, sex, sexual orientation or disability.

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