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Role of Care Worker

We seek individuals with a caring and compassionate nature to work both full-time and part-time for Bluebird Care, the nation’s leading provider of homecare. If you would like a fulfilling and rewarding job and join our fantastic team please watch the videos below and read the details provided for more information about the role and what qualities a person requires to be a good carer.


PLEASE NOTE: For this role you need to have a full driving licence and WILL either need to use your own car (for which mileage is paid) or a car supplied by the Company. 

If you are interested please visit our vacancies page for details of our current jobs and on how to apply: 


Recruitment - Care Workers                                                        Recruitment - Live In Care Workers 

The work available is flexible and you can work:         
  • Part time
  • Full Time
  • Evenings Only
  • Weekends Only
Our shifts are from either:
  • 7am to 2pm
  • 4pm to 10pm
  • 7 days a week
Pay and key benefits:
  • £8.00 per hour Monday to Sunday
  • £10.00 per hour on Bank Holidays
  • 20p per mile for travel.
  • Free work mobile phone – for electronic rotas, ringing customers and the office.
  • Full Induction including training for the Care Certificate.
  • Training for NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Career progression and continuous training
Job Specification

  • Genuine care for others
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to understand what the role entails
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Experience in care provision
  • Own transport
  • Flexible availability
Key Competencies
  • To be able to attend all customer calls
  • To understand the importance of such calls
  • To be able to cope with emergency and difficult situations
  • To be able to communicate with other people
  • To be able to maintain high standards of care provision
The role may involve some or all of the following. This is not intended as a complete list and is supplied for information only
  • Assist customers to get up, dressing and preparing them for their day
  • Washing, bathing, showering, oral care, grooming.
  • Toileting, assisting with use of commode, emptying commode.
  • Continence management
  • Using manual handling equipment as specified.
  • Working with other care professionals such as District Nurses, GPs and others.
  • Assisting with prescribed medication
  • Assist customers to go to bed, including undressing and washing
  • Preparation of meals and assistance with feeding
  • General household duties
  • Bed making and laundry
  • Shopping and supplies management
  • To keep accurate records of care visits.
If you are interested please visit the vacancies page for details of our current jobs and on how to apply