What is a companion Care Assistant job?

Becoming a companion Care Assistant at Bright Care is more than your normal job in care. We pride ourselves in delivering award-winning elder care with our exceptional services and the companionship that is essential in bringing happiness and joy to our clients.

Joining our team as a companion Care Assistant, you will be embarking on a rewarding career in care that can help to bring out the best in you and in others.

Why join Bright Care?

Bright Care is an excellent organisation to work for. We value our employees’ wellbeing, offering both zero-hours contracts and salaried roles, competitive benefits, first-class training at our Training Academy and on-going support from your Care Manager. Our care services are tailored so that you will have the time and opportunity to provide the care and companionship your client deserves.

Elderly companion jobs

We offer three different roles:


  • Hourly companion Care Assistant jobs – you will work alongside your clients in their homes to provide care and companionship during the day. We offer full-time and part-time hours that can fit around your own family, work or learning commitments. This is an ideal position if you are looking for a permanent daytime role.
  • Live-in companion Care Assistant jobs – you will provide care and companionship for your client in their home throughout the day and night. As well as everyday tasks, you will have time to build a nurturing relationship with your client. We offer work based on guaranteed work patterns, usually one week on / one week off, or two weeks on / two weeks off.
  • Overnight companion Care Assistant jobs – you will provide a reassuring presence throughout the night for our clients in the comfort of their own home. We offer roles for both waking nights, where you will remain awake throughout the night offering assistance, and as sleepovers, where you sleep in the client’s home, waking when needed to offer assistance.

What we look for in our companion Care Assistants

  • Kind, joyful, caring and compassionate individuals with empathy and patience in supporting elderly people to lead fulfilling lives.
  • Commitment, reliability and a mature and proactive approach to situations that comes from life experience.
  • A driving licence and car are required for this role.
  • Good verbal and written communication in English.
  • Proof of right to work in the UK.
  • To pass the DBS/PVG check.

Apply today

To apply for any of our care work jobs, please click on ‘Apply Now’ to fill in our online application form.