Jobs with our partners

Job opportunities with partner organisations of the London Borough of Bexley:

Bridges Healthcare - Healthcare Assistants and Carer Driver

Carer Driver

We have opportunities for Carer Driver Community Care Assistants to care for people in the London Borough of Bexley.

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will be playing a pivotal role in providing support and care for service users.

Your daily tasks as a Healthcare Assistant will include assisting service users with personal care, daily activities and leading a more fulfilled life.

What we offer

  • flexible hours - must be available for some weekend shifts
  • £12.55 per hour plus mileage, Monday to Friday
  • £14.14 per hour plus mileage, weekends
  • uplifts are paid on Bank Holidays
  • full training

What you need

  • driver with own transport
  • good team player
  • flexible with work pattern
  • good communication
  • healthcare qualification preferred
  • applicants must be minimum of 18+ years of age

Healthcare Assistants – Carer Only

We have opportunities for Community Care Assistants to care for people in the London Borough of Bexley.

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will be playing a pivotal role in providing support and care for service users.

Your daily tasks as a Healthcare Assistant will include assisting service users with personal care, daily activities and leading a more fulfilled life.

What we offer

  • flexible hours - must be available for some weekend shifts
  • £10.55 per hour, Monday to Friday
  • £12.14 per hour, weekends
  • uplifts are paid on Bank Holidays
  • full training

What you need

  • good team player
  • flexible with work pattern
  • good communication
  • healthcare qualification preferred
  • applicants must be minimum of 18+ years of age

We are an equal opportunities employer and Investors in People accredited. We are an LPP (London Procurement Partnership) approved supplier.

Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check / or be registered with the DBS update service.

COVID-19 considerations: All Healthcare Assistants will be provided with the correct PPE COVID testing on a weekly basis as per government guidelines

Please complete an application form on Bridges Healthcare.

Community Support Worker

Are you looking for a flexible job where you can make a positive difference in someone's life? At Bexley Mencap we can give you that.

We have opportunities for Community Support Workers to work in Bexley.  As a Support worker, you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of care that will enormously contribute to the people we support, helping them to live the life that they want to lead.

This may include:

  • supporting people to take part in activities that interest them
  • supporting people to live independently and manage their home
  • supporting members to attend a Bexley Mencap group or a group in the community

The people you will be supporting all have different hobbies and interests and the right person for this role will hopefully enjoy trying new things and going out into the community. Whether it be a morning down at the local park, bowling, a shopping trip into town, or an evening out with friends, no two days are the same.

We support people during the day, in evenings and weekends so have a variety of hours to suit you.  This contract is for 10 hours per week, with the possibility for more, fixed for 6 months at a salary of £10.00 per hour. We also have bank/flexible contracts available.

To find out more and apply please visit the Bexley Mencap website.

An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate, paid for by Bexley Mencap. Terms and Conditions apply.

Job Coach Casual work contract

Description

Bromley Mencap is an award-winning local charity providing a wide range of services, activities and support for disabled people of all ages, their carers and families in the London Borough of Bromley.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our supported employment service. We are looking to recruit job coaches to support and coach people with learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities who are in employment or training and help them to achieve sustainability within their chosen role. You will play a key role in facilitating each individual’s achievement through one-to-one work and ensuring relationships are built with employers. You will be required to negotiate and agree reasonable adjustments with employers on behalf of our clients. The employment support is at various settings throughout Bromley, Bexley, South East and Central London.

Salary £11.05 per hour zero hour contract Hours - dependant on assignment (various).

Application packs with full job specifications are available:

Closing Date - Wednesday 31 August 2022

Mercy Care Limited Care Assistants

Job description

Join Mercy Care Limited for a rewarding career in health care that offers:

  • flexible hours and good rates of pay
  • reimbursed travel expenses
  • paid training
  • exceptional job satisfaction where you make a difference
  • support from the office and career progression opportunities (internal and external)
  • recognition for the amazing job you do
  • the opportunity to work with a friendly, committed team

Mercy Care Limited requires excellent care workers to give quality care, support and assistance to predominantly older people across Bexley, Dartford, Gravesend and Swanscombe who want to continue to live in their own homes and maintain their independence for longer. We want kind and caring people, with a passion for enhancing the quality of life of our service users, to join our team. For more information about us, please visit Mercy Care Limited.

Working hours available: 5 to 30 per week, Monday to Sunday

Salary: £9.50 to £11 per hour

What we require from you:

  • you are someone who is passionate about people, with enthusiasm towards providing quality care
  • you desire to grow in your role as well as gain transferable skills in record keeping, customer service, self management and accountability, team work and so on
  • you are someone who sees the value in team work and the important role you play towards the success of this
  • you own a full UK driver’s license with access to/owns a car or you are a local resident of Dartford, Stone or Greenhithe
  • you are willing to work 20+ hours a week Monday to Friday (weekends are also available)

If you agree with three or more of the statements then you are exactly who we are looking for, so please apply!

If you require more information or desire to speak with a member of our team please contact us by phone on 07827 418689. We look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply

Please email us at info@mercycareltd.com to request an application.

COVID-19

We take the health of our service users and staff seriously. In light of the pandemic, the team at Mercy Care Limited works rigorously to ensure that we adhere to safety procedures outlined by the CQC and government guidelines, in order to prevent the spread of the virus.

COVID-19 considerations: All staff are provided with PPE when performing duties, with hand sanitiser provided at the assigned location. Temperature screenings are also administered regularly for both staff and service users.

Westminster Homecare Ltd - Care assistant

Salary: £10.84 per hour to £11.24 per hour

Job description

Looking for a Full-Time Care Assistant position in a Care Provider with an excellent reputation? Look no further than Westminster Homecare.

You don't need past experience to become a Care Assistant with us. We look for the right values and a great attitude. Dedicated, compassionate, kind carers help us to deliver the very best of care to our Service Users.

We will train and support you to become an outstanding Car Assistant. As you develop, we all develop. Take on a position that helps you to develop great new experiences as you meet and support more of our Service Users.

The is a full-time role.

Do you share our values?

We are looking for people who truly share our values and our passion for outstanding levels of care in the community. You should:

  • Remain committed and passionate about delivering the highest standards of care to our Service Users and work with your team to do so
  • Ensure that our service users are always shown dignity and respect
  • Empower and encourage our service users to remain as independent as possible

Our services

We offer Care in the Community. That generally means providing care at the residence of the Service User. Our care services include:

  • Emotional and social support
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication support
  • Personal care
  • Domestic assistance
  • Additional tasks as required

Your benefits

As a Care Assistant working for Westminster Homecare, you will benefit from competitive rates of pay and a great package overall.

  • Career development
  • WHC Discount Benefit Scheme - Blue Light Card
  • Fully funded training and development - NVQ 2, NVQ 3 and more specialist training
  • Fully paid training
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Bank Holiday Pay, Paid Annual Leave, Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • Pension
  • Refer a Friend Incentive
  • Hastee Pay - supports partial pre-pay of your salary to help with cash flow

About Westminster Homecare

We started delivering personalised care and support to people of all ages and abilities during 1999.

Today, we provide over 2 million hours of support each year to over 3000 people through a network of 19 branches. We work in partnership with some 40 Local Authorities & CCGs.

With a team of over 2,000 compassionate, dedicated and highly skilled Care Practitioners, we enable those we support to continue living independently in their own homes.

How to apply

To apply or for further information please contact Zulhra White on email or by telephone: 020 315 00597

Volunteer roles:

Evergreen volunteers

Befriending service

Spend one to two hours each week visiting a lonely or isolated older person, someone who is bereaved or someone who is housebound.

Information team

Do you enjoy chatting with people? Do you have a passion for elderly people who are lonely and isolated? We are seeking people to support Evergreen by providing help once a month for two hours promoting our services at Libraries in the Borough of Bexley (you will not be asked to undertake this role alone).

Service Review Officer

Spend time visiting clients in their own home to carry out a review of the service they are receiving (either befriending or home support).

You will attend a review meeting every six to eight weeks, meeting other review officers and the befriending lead.

If you are interested in any of the above roles contact us on 01322 431765 or email info@evergreencarebexley.org

Age UK Bexley volunteers

Age UK Bexley relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Would you like to lend a hand?

We have a wide range of roles which suit different people and different skills.

Roles include:

  • befriending
  • handyperson
  • information and advice
  • activities support
  • dementia support

To find out more please contact us:

Bexley's Volunteer Centre

Sign up to be a volunteer

Helping each other improves the lives of local people and makes our neighbourhoods stronger and better places to live. That benefits everyone.

Volunteering opportunities include:

  • supporting patients in GP surgeries as a health champion
  • working with children and young people
  • acting as an IT angel
  • befriending older, sick or housebound neighbours
  • becoming a volunteer driver
  • joining friendly teams of litter pickers
  • becoming a trustee of a local charity
  • supporting existing networks such as Neighbourhood Watch
  • volunteering in Bexley’s libraries or with Citizen’s Advice Bureau services

The benefits

Our volunteers get great satisfaction, acquire new skills and make lifelong friends.

Volunteering offers the opportunity to:

  • learn new skills
  • pursue an interest
  • improve your CV
  • increase your confidence
  • have fun
  • gain experience
  • be a force for positive change
  • make new friends
  • feel part of your community while giving something back

How to volunteer in Bexley

Check out available volunteering opportunities online or get in touch with Volunteer Centre Bexley (in person or by telephone) to arrange a face-to-face appointment with our volunteering advisor who will support you to make a choice about what you would like to do. Signposting Appointment Service sessions are held at Central Library, Bexleyheath on Wednesday mornings from 10.15am to 12 noon, and are available by appointment only, so please call 01322 524682 now to book.

We also provide additional support into volunteering roles for people with mental health problems or learning difficulties through our Volunteer Support Project. We will talk through your needs with you, and match you with a role within a local organisation. Even an hour a week can make a difference, so get in touch today.