Care Assistant

Job Type:



£10 - £15 Per Hour


The reason why Bluebird Care York have many Care Assistants who have been with them for over 5 years is simple – we value and respect all of our Care Assistants, we always say thank you for making a difference and we provide friendly, flexible and supportive framework to you work in.

Our main focus is our Care Assistants, it is you. All of our office staff started as a Care Assistants and have been promoted internally. With our Supervisors, Co-ordinators, receptionist and Manager all still delivering care, we are a business that stays in touch with its Care Assistants because we lead from the front.  We listen to our staff, we respond and we make changes to constantly improve.

Our Co-ordinator Claire is incredibly popular with both staff and customers – she is a great communicator, friendly and you can always count on her to put a smile on your face. Our Registered Manager recently won Minster FM’s Boss Of The Year award which means you get to work with someone who is professional, friendly and amazing at her job.

With a good supply of cake and biscuits in the office, ‘Pizza Tuesdays’, Pet Days, Art Days, Goody bags for Xmas, Cards on your birthdays, super friendly staff and the chance to do the most important thing – put a smile on the faces of the people who make up your community on a daily basis, Bluebird Care is everything you could possibly want from an employer.

About working as a Care Assistant:

  • £10.50 – £11 p/h  (after probation or depending on experience)
  • £9.10 – £9.30 p/h
  • Enhanced bank holiday rate
  • Fixed contracted hours – 16 or 30 hours working on a 2-week rolling rota
  • 25p mileage
  • 28 days annual leave, pro rata + extra paid shift off for your birthday
  • £300 refer a friend scheme (T&C’s apply)
  • Pizza Tuesdays!
  • Career progression plan and on-going support
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free uniform
  • Parking on site
  • Uniform & PPE included

We are a flexible employer and understand that everyone has different circumstances – if you are looking for part time or full time work we can accommodate your needs.

If you are new to care then don’t worry. We provide amazing training and on-going support for all of our Care Assistants. If you are looking to progress your career then we have the opportunity to do QCFs or get involved in the clinical work we are starting to take – which is perfect for anyone looking to go into nursing or midwifery.

We find that people from the following background make great Care Assistants – Teaching Assistant, Hair Dresser, Nursery Assistant, Retail assistants, Charity / Volunteering, Police, Cleaners and Nurses.

If you would like to join a company that values its staff and changes people’s lives every day, then please click the apply button and send us your CV. Remember – you must be a driver for this role as it is community care. We look forward to hearing from you and our friendly Recruitment team will then be in touch to say hello!