Day Care Assistant

Bingham Centre, Frenchay, Bristol, is recruiting Full-time and Part-time Day Care Assistants for its day service in Frenchay, near Bristol. Our day service provides a varied timetable of activities for adults with learning difficulties, both in-house and out-and-about in the community.

We have full-time and part-time contracts available to work on weekdays up to 37.5 hours per week. No weekends! No nights! No Bank Holidays! Bingham Centre’s normal opening times are from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.00pm.

We are looking for a resourceful, ideas person, who is fun, outgoing and confident to work in a team and 1:1 with a client out in the community. This could be horse riding, swimming, bowling, cinema, etc. In house, you could be baking, singing, doing arts and crafts and celebrating seasonal events we take part in. Activities are currently focused on Covid safe sessions, and some of these example activities are currently on hold.

You will need to be passionate about making a difference in the lives of our service users, a good communicator and have good written skills.

You must be a car driver with a full UK driving license, to support client access to the community. You would be required to use your own car for which you would receive a mileage allowance.

We prefer to employ people who have had previous experience and if you have a relevant NVQ2/QCF you would receive a pay enhancement.

But, if you have no experience and would like to meet us for an informal discussion, please get in touch with Karen on 0117 302 6170. We do have a training programme to develop people who are motivated, committed and show potential.

We have an excellent Induction Programme and will offer you all the support you need to develop your career with us.

Benefits:

  • Excellent on-going training and development
  • Salary progression with internal promotions available
  • Company Contributory Pension Plan
  • ‘Health Assured’ employee assistance programme and mental health support
  • Overtime hours at enhanced rates/Bank Holiday at double time
  • Sick Pay scheme
  • Recognition programme
  • Free meals on-site
  • On-site parking

In order to protect our staff and residents, unless there are exceptional circumstances (which we will consider on an individual basis) anyone working in our care homes will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19.

Care Futures has been providing social Care for over 70 years.

  • Job Type: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
  • Salary: £9.15-£9.45 per hour + Benefits

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