Lead Homemaker (Activities)


Brunelcare
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£12.23 - £13.70 per hour

Job Highlights
  • Brunelcare is an award-winning Bristol-based charity providing high-quality housing, care, and support for older people in the South West.
  • Whether you've worked in care/activities before or you're looking to change careers, this is an opportunity to become part of something more and make a real difference.
  • Access to a fully-funded Medicash Health Plan to save up to £995 on health essentials; like going to the dentist or opticians and access to telephone and video GP appointments.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: £12.23 - £13.70 per hour (depending on experience) plus bank holiday enhancements

Hours: 35 hours per week

There’s never been a better time to progress your career as a Lead Homemaker with Brunelcare. 

Whether you've worked in care/activities before or you're looking to change careers, this is an opportunity to become part of something more and make a real difference.

If you want to be part of a committed team in our care home in Whitehall, Bristol then apply to join Brunelcare today and be part of something more.

About the role

As the Lead Homemaker you will provide support and line manage the Homemaking team, planning activities and trips for our residents. Alongside this you will be:

  • A major part of this role will be to actively involve people in everyday activities to create meaningful occupation and stimulation
  • To work with the people that live with us to promote and maintain independence help with food and drink preparation and improve the mealtime experience
  • To make a house a home, enable people to feel strong confident and relaxed and celebrate independence

About you

  • Ideally you will have some experience managing or leading a team. However this is not essential but desirable. 
  • A warm, spontaneous and loving person who can connect with people.
  • A genuine ability and desire to support older people to have fun and assist with preparation for meals.
  • To demonstrate an aptitude and drive for keeping up to date with current best practice in Dementia Care and Well Being for older people

Job Benefits

  • Competitive rates of pay, plus £1 an hour enhancement for weekends and double time for bank holidays
  • Equivalent to 30 days of paid annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), increasing to the equivalent of 33 after five years’ service (pro-rata)
  • Access to a fully-funded Medicash Health Plan to save up to £995 on health essentials; like going to the dentist or opticians and access to telephone and video GP appointments
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light Card Scheme 
  • Company Sick Pay 
  • Care First Employee Assistance Programme (provides a range of free, confidential services)
  • £200 refer a friend bonus

About Us

Brunelcare is an award-winning Bristol-based charity providing high-quality housing, care, and support for older people in the South West whilst also recognised for our expertise and excellence in caring for people with dementia. We are at the forefront of developing ways for people to stay as independent as possible whilst creating great communities to live, work, and thrive.

Brunelcare
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£12.23 - £13.70 per hour

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