Registered Charity No: 216092

Community Care Assistant – Zero- Hours Contract (Flexible Working)

£8.31 per hour (Community) plus 25p per mile

£7.50 per hour (Beacon Court)

At Beacon Extra care we provide support to all adults with personal care, to enable them to live independently in their own home for as long as possible.  This could be from a 15 minute call to a one hour call out.

The role involves providing support to adults who find difficulty in carrying out daily routine tasks such as cooking; cleaning; washing dishes; escorting to appointments; preparation of meals; bathing and toileting of clients.

We are seeking to build a bank of Home Support Staff who are ready to take on work as and when we take on new clients. We will work around your schedules; this is a job that is flexible around your other commitments.

We can provide:

Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle (which includes weekday and/or weekend shifts, bank holidays); competitive hourly wage; weekly rota; free uniform

We are looking for someone who:

  • has experience as a Home Assistant
  • has experience of working with vulnerable adults
  • has excellent time-keeping
  • is an excellent communicator
  • is empathetic
  • is self-motivated, driven and organised.

A qualification within the health and social care industry is desirable.

All successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check, a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle. Personal or paid experience in home care will be a distinct advantage.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please download the job description and person specification and complete the application form BCB-81-Application-Form or send a CV and covering letter to:

Maureen Smart – email:

Job Description – Community Carer

Person Spec – Community Care Assistant 


Optometrist (Part-Time)

As an Optometrist, you’ll not only be responsible for the Clinical service, but you will be heavily involved in the commercial development too, which means bringing great new ideas and initiatives and marketing your department effectively ensuring that sales increase. Benefits include Pension Scheme, Simply Health Plan and 25 holidays plus Bank holidays pro rata. Please apply by CV to:

Contract type: Part-time 15 Hours per week (Monday 08.30-17.30 Thursday 12.30-19.30 to include a 30 minute lunch break) plus additional hours of 1 Saturday in 4 (9:00 – 14.30)

Salary: £48,000 per annum pro rata

Telephone number: 01902 880111

BCB_81_Application_Form_(002) Person Spec – Optometrist JD – Optometrist May 17


Low Vision Plus Support Volunteer

Could you give the gift of your time? If you would like to meet new people and help to make a difference to the lives of people living with sight loss, we are looking to recruit a Low Vision Plus Support Volunteer to:

• Assist and support the Low Vision Plus Service and Equipment & Advice Officer
• Communicate appointments and feedback from Clients
• Administer the Wireless for the Blind process
• Administer data entry onto appropriate systems

If you are interested in this role please see the LV Plus volunteer role job description

To apply please contact Becky Sinar 01902 881 000, email   

Volunteer Catering Assistant

Would you like to meet new people and make a difference to someone living with sight loss?

We are looking for a Volunteer Catering Assistant to: 

  • Prepare and serve snacks, meals and refreshments.
  • Handle small amounts of money, using a till system.
  • Participate in keeping all areas of the kitchen and table areas clean and tidy.
  • Clear tables after use.
  • Assist staff with additional duties at busiest times of the day.
  • Assist staff members during the set up of conferencing events, as required.

For more information please download the role description.Voluntary Catering Assistant

To apply please contact Becky Sinar 01902 881 000, email   

Grants and Trust Support Volunteer

Would you like to help organise Beacon events and research new grant guidance?

We’ve got a new volunteer role available with flexible hours that could suit you.

Find out more on the link below or contact Becky on 01902 880 111.

Grants Trusts Admin Support – Volunteer JD 05 01 2017

Community Voice Volunteer

Could you help us shout about the work that the Beacon Centre is doing? We are after some new community voice volunteers to help us spread the work about sight loss.

Find out more on the link below or call Becky on 01902 880 111.

Community Voice volunteers

Volunteer Driver’s Mate

Have you got some free time to help our van drivers when they are out and about collecting goods for our shops?
We are after a driver’s mate. Contact Becky on 01902 880 111 or or find out more on the link below:
Volunteer Drivers Mate