Care Assistant - Lymington & New Milton

£14.00 - £15.50 hourly
  • Bluebird Care
  • Lymington, UK
  • Aug 25, 2023
Full time Homecare

Job Description

If you are looking for a change in your career, and have great people skills from previous roles (retail, hospitality, event management, beauty therapy etc.) then a career in care could be your next great challenge!

Bluebird Care New Forest are committed to providing great quality home care services to our customers based in & around Lymington, New Milton, Brockenhurst, Sway etc. We are looking for compassionate, dedicated individuals to join our team of Community Care Assistants, who play a key role in meeting our customers needs & helping them to remain living independently in the comfort of their own home.

Responsibilities of a Community Care Assistant:

The responsibilities within a community care based role can vary depending on the needs of each individual customer. However, some of the common responsibilities of a community care assistant can include:

  • Personal Care: A community care assistant typically helps with personal care tasks such as bathing, dressing, toileting and grooming.
  • Medication Management: You may also be responsible for administering medication, or reminding individuals to take their medication at the correct times.
  • Meal Preparation: Preparing meals and ensuring that individuals are eating a healthy, balanced diet is also an important part of a community care assistant's role.
  • Household Tasks: Community care assistants may help with household tasks such as cleaning, laundry, and grocery shopping.
  • Companionship: Providing emotional support and companionship is also an important part of a community care assistant's role, as it can help to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation.


The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for helping others.

  • Previous experience in a care role is not essential, as full training will be provided.
  • You will need a driving licence & access to your own car.
  • You will also need to have the right to work in the UK without restriction.
  • You will need to be able to work a minimum of 3 shifts per week (shift patterns 7am-2pm & 4pm-10pm) and also alternate weekends.

Why choose Bluebird Care New Forest?

To ensure that our care assistants can provide top-quality service, we prioritise supporting them with competitive pay rates, ongoing support, training programs and opportunities for career advancement. We recognise that happy employees make for satisfied customers, and that's why we commit to providing exceptional working conditions for our teams. Here is just some of the benefits we can offer if you join the family -

  • Competitive pay rates of £14.00 per hour contact time, up to £24.50 for bank holidays
  • Opportunity to study for fully funded qualifications in health & social care
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Company pension
  • £250+ Referral scheme
  • Blue light discount cards & corporate gym memberships!
  • And much more!


If you are interested in learning more about becoming a community care assistant please get in touch today. Our team would be happy to answer any questions you may have and provide you with more information about this rewarding career path! We look forward to receiving your application & discussing the role further.