Support Assistant – Bloomsbury Home Care – South Essex - Working for Essex
Salary: From £10 per hour
Closing date: 15 Aug 2022
Location: Essex
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8763
Role: Social Care
About the role

Support Assistant – Bloomsbury Home Care – South Essex

Permanent, Full Time and Part Time

From £10 per hour

Location: South Essex

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Bloomsbury Home Care to recruit Support Assistants for their home care service is the following areas;

  • Basildon
  • Rochford
  • Wickford
  • Billericay
  • Brentwood

The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, night and weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage.

The pay rate for this role is;

  • Weekday (10am to 6pm) - £10 per hour
  • Weekday (6pm to 10am) - £11 per hour
  • Weekend (10am to 6pm) - £11.71 per hour
  • Weekend (6pm to 10am) - £13.91 per hour
  • Bank Holiday (24 hours) - £17.19 per hour

Bloomsbury Home Care provides personal care, domestic assistance and social support to adults with various abilities in Essex, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. What makes Bloomsbury Home Care especially unique is that they really get to know you. They have one local team leader in charge of the support, and they will oversee a small team of outstanding support assistants, to ensure their client’s get the very best support and excellent continuity.

Bloomsbury Home Care really believe in the value of continuity. Their client’s work with the same selection of support assistants for the long term, allowing each member of the local support team to really get to know the clients and their unique needs. Whether they need a little extra support with personal care, meal preparation or picking up the shopping – The team be there morning, noon and night.

As a Support Assistant you will be involved in providing personal care, and social and domestic support. You could be collecting groceries, administering medication, helping around the house and preparing meals, going out for lunch or simply staying indoors to play a game or watch a film.

The role is ideal for those who have a genuine passion for helping and supporting others, who can also ensure client satisfaction in line with company policies and procedures.


  • Welcome bonus
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Small team structures
  • Paid induction and training
  • Monthly attendance bonus
  • QCF opportunities & career development
  • Support from The Care Workers Charity

Please note as this is a home care role, applicants will need to have a full driver’s licence and access to their own vehicle.

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Bloomsbury Home Care and if successful you will be employed by Bloomsbury Home Care.

Bloomsbury Home Care applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

Bloomsbury Home Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

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