At Bright Care, we deliver first class home care courses within an immersive learning environment. All of our Care Assistants are trained at our Bright Care Training Academy based in Scotland. 

We have created a thorough and unparalleled home care training programme which connects directly with the day-to-day requirements of caring for the elderly. We believe in investing in our employees and empowering them with the knowledge needed to excel in a career in care.

Our Training Academy

The Bright Care Training Academy is a highly regarded in-house training facility and it is completely free to all Bright Care staff. Our hands-on home care course, built on new methods and techniques, whilst also continually incorporating new health and social care standards. 

Our training team delivers a range of courses that foster and support our team of Care Assistants to deliver the highest standard of elderly care. Our initial home care training lasts a week and covers:

Classroom training:


  • Day 1 Orientation & Birdie Training
  • Day 2 First Aid Awareness & Medication Management
  • Day 3 Health & Safety and Moving & Handling Theory and Practical
  • Day 4 Personal Care and Security & Confidentiality
E-learning modules:


  • Dementia Awareness
  • Adult Support Protection and Safeguarding
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Food Safety Level 1

As a Bright Carer, training and professional development is ongoing through regular refreshers, updates and training sessions. We also run an engaging online ‘E-learning’ home care training scheme.

Home care course

Become an in-home Carer

Our exceptional team of Bright Carers deliver award-winning, in-home care and companionship throughout Scotland and the South East of England. We value our employees’ well-being and we offer competitive benefits and on-going support from your local branch. 

If you are looking for a first class home care course and a fulfilling career in care, bringing joy and purpose into people’s later years, apply now.

What we look for in our Care Assistants


  • People who bring out the best in others.
  • Empathy and patience.
  • Commitment and reliability.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Proof of right to work in the UK.
  • To pass the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) or the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.
  • A driving licence and car are essential.

We offer three different jobs in care:

Hourly Care Assistant – providing care and companionship during the day, supporting clients in their own homes. We offer full-time and part-time roles.
Live-in Care Assistant – providing care and companionship to your client in their home throughout the day and night. We offer guaranteed work patterns.
Overnight Care Assistant – providing a reassuring presence throughout the night. We offer both waking night and sleepover roles.

Get in touch

If you would like to join Bright Care as a fully-trained Care Assistant, we would be delighted to hear from you and discuss what a career in care work could look like.

Our team would be delighted to hear from you to explore how our in-home care services can support your loved ones. Please call us on 0330 024 1327 or complete our contact form.