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We are looking for care assistants to work in the local communities of Darlaston and surrounding areas. There has never been a better time to develop your career in an industry where you can really make a difference. Full training will be provided.

We can offer:

  • weekly pay
  • paid pravel time between calls
  • excellent paid training, induction and support
  • competitive rates, plus holiday pay and pension
  • work within your local area
  • full PPE

Our ideal care assistant will:

  • have a driving license and their own vehicle due to the nature of role (some routes can be suitable for non-drivers)
  • be required to have an enhanced DBS (this will be provided)
  • be able to work from 7am to 11am / 6:00pm to 10:30pm (choose either shift or both) ideally over a 6 day working week to include some part of the weekend, or every other Saturday and Sunday
  • have a passion for helping and supporting people

Purpose of the role

To support customers with all aspects of their day to day living, so they can enjoy the best possible quality of life. You will mostly work alone with the customer in their home. Providing care and support offers many rewards, but can also be challenging. Compassion, good communication skills and a calm and caring manner are essential for this important role in our company. 

Key responsibilities

To provide safe, reliable, compassionate care and support to meet the individual needs and wishes of each customer.  Each person is unique. You must respect each customers’ choice about how their care and support is given and promote their dignity at all times. 

You may be the only person the customer sees over a period of time, it is therefore essential to report any changes or causes for concern to your line manager promptly. You need to be clear about when to seek help and advice in order to keep customers safe and promote their well-being.


Care and support

Give non-discriminatory care and support that values the whole person rather than merely seeing a list of care needs. Carefully listen and observe how each customer prefers their care and support to be delivered on a day to day basis. Help them make their own decisions so they can be as independent as possible.  

Essential criteria

Personal attributes:

  • Caring and compassionate towards people in need of care and support
  • Dedicated to non-discriminatory care practice. This means respecting people suffering from a range of medical conditions with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own. 
  • Self-motivated and keen to learn. Willing to seek guidance when needed and to follow instructions
  • Excellent time keeper and reliable
  • Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene and a smart appearance 
  • Good stamina and level of fitness to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Knowledge and understanding:
  • General understanding of the needs of people who require care and support
  • Respect for the rights of our customers. Understanding the importance of giving the best possible care and support centred on the individual needs and wishes of each customer 
  • Understanding about the importance of confidentiality and what this means as a care assistant

Experience and skills:

  • Ability to listen, communicate clearly and build positive working relationships with customers, their families, Bluebird Care staff and other social and health care professionals
  • Ability to give care and support to customers with all aspects of their daily living. To always respect their dignity, privacy and choices, be non- judgmental and promote their independence.
  • Good organisational skills, so customers receive the services they expect.
  • Ability to use own initiative and work alone or as part of a team especially in an emergency.
  • Numerical skills to support customers in managing their money and buying shopping or paying bills when requested to do so
  • Ability to keep written records in clear English about the care and support given to each customer, including help with medicines.
  • Ability and willingness to follow Bluebird Care’s policies, procedures and instructions and to participate in relevant training

Additional requirements:

  • All staff are expected to meet regulatory training standards. Care assistants must attend initial induction training with Bluebird Care before providing care and support to our customers.
  • During the first 12 weeks you will continue to receive on the job and classroom based training to help you fully understand your role. You must be willing to participate in ongoing training so you can continue to give good and safe care and support.
  • You will need to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service formally known as the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) 
  • Class 1 business insurance and current MOT (if using own car for business purposes)

The Support Worker will:

  • Promote the interests of customers at all times advocating for health and social care needs.
  • Comply with all professional, regulatory, organizational policies to support best practice care standards.


  • Experience in learning disabilities
  • Happy to undertake training
  • QCF level 2 or 3 or be happy to complete it.

Key Work Functions:

(Please note this is not an exhaustive list).

  • Provide a high standard of customer care based on evidence-based practice with reference to Bluebird Care policies and procedures
  • Act as an advocate for the customer at all times.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with customer and family members.
  • Conduct a comprehensive social care needs assessment and care plan.
  • Work with care staff team members to ensure a high standard of multi professional care.
  • Support the customer in achieving his/her physical/psychological/social care needs.
  • Provide mentorship and training to staff as required.
  • Provide constructive feedback to care assistants on work performance as necessary.
  • Provide a high standard of written and verbal communication.
  • Escalate any issue which may impact on the health, safety and welfare of customers.
  • Support the successful implementation of quality control systems i.e. Audit.
  • Champion the needs of the customer, demonstrating kindness, empathy and compassion.
  • Maintain the dignity, confidentiality and welfare of the customer at all times.
  • Conduct his/herself with the utmost honesty, integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Uphold the values and ethos of the Bluebird Care organization.
  • Comply with all employee expectations as set out in the Bluebird Care staff employee handbook.

This job would be:

Set hours

Monday to Friday

During term time of college then community care would be offered

Contract is term time only

High complex packages available:

  • 1st vacancy: 8.30am- 5pm Monday to Friday
  • 2nd vacancy: 8am-10pm 3 days a week
  • 3rd vacancy: waking nights 10pm-8am

All ages are welcome to apply, it is never too late to retrain in one of the oldest known professions.

As an apprentice you will be guided through all aspects of the industry. The course will include some off the job training as well as learn as you go.

Throughout the course the successful candidate will become a licenced slaughter person, expert in animal welfare, and be instilled with sufficient skills to dress multi-species carcases to a high standard.

This along with all of the required knowledge, skills, and behaviours to successfully pass the ‘End Point Assessment’ and become a fully qualified slaughter person. Hours and rates of pay to be negotiated. Abattoir role is based in Cheslyn Hay Initially 30 hours per week and £NMW.

All ages will be considered to learn this sought-after skill set.

The apprenticeship will include full training in both the practical, and theory aspects of modern-day butchery with mainly hands on, but also some off the job training.

This along with all of the required knowledge, skills, and behaviours to successfully pass the ‘End Point Assessment’ and become a fully qualified butcher. Hours and rates of pay to be negotiated. Initially 30 hours per week and £NMW.

The Butchery role is based in Walsall.

Job Specification:

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the following.

  • Must have maths and English to a functional standard.
  • Be able to do basic maths calculations without the aid of a calculator.
  • Be able to read a tape measure.
  • Have own hand tools and battery drill. After (qualifying period) permanent start
  • Be able to follow instruction.
  • Be able to retain information
  • Work accurately.
  • Available to work to the needs of the business.
  • Good time keeping
  • Be a team player.
  • Willing to work to deadlines.


Initially, your duties will involve accompanying our experienced Pool Service Engineers on a daily basis to various locations in Midlands area. You will be assisting with pool services which includes servicing equipment, vacuuming, netting pools, replacing plant equipment and testing the water chemistry.

Once you are fully trained you will have access to van and will be required to work independently servicing on many sites across the Midlands and beyond.

You will also be assisting our other Pool Engineers with pool servicing, repairs, renovations and new builds.


You will need to be reasonably fit as you may be carrying equipment to and from sites. You must be keen to learn, eager to please and able to work the long hours when required.  You will be expected to demonstrate good communication skills. You must show an interest in pools, plumbing, filtration or electrics and be talented with your hands and at DIY. You will preferably need to be comfortable about being around pets and not have allergies as that may affect your ability to access customers’ property.  You must be able to swim.

We work on school sites, so we would need to carry out a enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to check your criminal record for this position.

Hours of work:

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

You may have the opportunity to work longer than the 40 hours per week.

Our foremost objective is to offer complete customer satisfaction to every one of our valued customers. Therefore, as a Workshop Technician, alongside the day-to-day operations of a busy workshop, you’ll also embody the following qualities:

  • A passion for ensuring customers receive a great end-to-end experience
  • The ability to work within given timescales and the ability to tackle all aspects of vehicle repairs and servicing
  • Behave in accordance with our core values and principles and treat people with respect and courtesy.
  • The willingness to constantly learn and be able to improve your own performance.
  • Generally organised in the workplace.
  • The ability to accurately complete paperwork, i.e. VHC (Vehicle Health Checks) / Job sheets / Customer service documentation

You must also possess:

  • Minimum 5 Years Previous Vehicle Mechanical Experience
  • Must have experience in work types such as timing belts, clutches, electrical diagnostics, brakes, general servicing etc
  • Positive 'can do' attitude, as well as an efficient work ethic
  • Be a methodical and logical thinker with strong diagnostic skills.
  • A full UK driving licence.

A candidate with a MOT testing qualification is desirable but this is not essential. However, we are also recruiting a current qualified MOT tester also.

A candidate with a diagnostics and electrical expertise is desirable but this is not essential

A candidate with NVQ Level 2 upwards Vehicle Technician qualification is preferred, however if you are competent in all aspects of service, diagnostics, and repair this is also accepted.

Working pattern:

· Mon-Friday: 8:30am-5:30pm

· 1 in 2 Saturday’s: 8:30am-12:30pm

Job Type: Full-time


Company pension Employee discount Free parking On-site parking


Monday to Friday  

About the Laundry Assistant role

Laundry Assistants are responsible for washing, drying, sorting, and folding laundry items. They operate machines, such as washing machines, tumble dryers as well as ironing equipment and inspect and sort several types of linen and use cleaning and chemical agents to clean and sanitize items.

Role Purpose

The purpose of a laundry assistant is to clean, fold, and organize linens, clothing, and other fabrics in a commercial laundry facility. They ensure that all items are properly sorted, cleaned, and pressed according to customer specifications. They also inspect items for any damage and report any issues to the supervisor. Additionally, laundry assistants are responsible for loading and unloading items from machines, organizing inventory, and cleaning and maintaining the machines and workspace.

Laundry Assistant Summary

Laundry assistant Job Summary: A Laundry assistant is responsible for washing, drying, and folding laundry for various customers. This includes sorting and separating items according to washing instructions and placing them in the appropriate machines, as well as keeping all areas clean and organized. A laundry assistant must be able to use a variety of detergents, and other laundry chemicals safely and effectively. They must also be able to monitor and adjust machines as needed to ensure proper washing and drying of items. A laundry assistant must be able to meet deadlines, provide friendly customer service, and be detail oriented.

Laundry Assistant Duties

  • Sort and separate linens and materials for washing
  • Load and unload washing machines and dryers
  • Monitor and adjust washing and drying machines
  • Operate spot-removal equipment

Laundry Worker Skills

  • Ability to read and follow instructions
  • Ability to lift and carry items
  • Ability to operate laundry equipment
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Ability to fold and organize laundry

Laundry Worker Requirements

  • Ability to lift heavy laundry items
  • Able to work with hot water and detergents
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions

Personal Traits

  • Attention to detail
  • Reliable
  • Physical strength
  • Effective communication skills
  • Smart Appearance
  • Good Time Keeping
  • Good Personal Hygiene

The company operates Monday to Friday (occasional Saturday during busier periods) We operate between 8am and 4pm (during busier periods it may be necessary to start earlier or finish later, advance notice will be given) We are offering an initial 30 hours per work. We expect these hours to increase as the business grows. We meet the government national minimum wage guidelines. Salaries are paid monthly into a bank or building society account.

We have an opening for a Nursery Cook/Cleaner. This is an amazing opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive nursery, alongside a highly experienced team. We have been established for over 10 years, providing the best start in life for our children and families. Your role would include preparing snacks and meals for nursery children, adhering to the regulations and allergens. You would also be required to maintain a high level of cleanliness and ensure the kitchen area is well organised and all stock is stored correctly.

Within your role you will be

  • Safely preparing/cooking snacks and meals suitable for young children.
  • Supporting with maintaining HACCP forms and working in line with regulations.
  • Putting away the delivery and supporting the team with stock control.
  • Checking dates and storing food correctly.
  • Ensuring the kitchen and areas of the nursery are clean and hygienic.
  • Supporting with laundry and day to day tasks.
  • Well-presented ready for work.
  • Be accountable to your manager.

Desirable qualities

  • “Can do” attitude

  • Willing to learn new skills

  • Good work ethic

  • Able to work in a team and independently

  • Friendly and able to communicate well


Monday – Friday Minimum weekly hours - 15

We are seeking Qualified Early Years Educators for immediate start.

This position is open to newly qualified and senior nursery nurses. This vacancy will be at our flag ship site on the Walsall Road.

We have opportunities across all our sites.

We are seeking enthusiastic and suitably qualified nursery practitioners, qualified to Level  3 (Early Years Educators, NVQ 3 or equivalent)

Salary may be negotiable depending on experience. Incentives are offered to all staff through the opportunity for wage increases and additional annual leave for good attendance.

The appointed person will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring children are cared for in a happy secure and stimulating environment.
  • Have knowledge, understanding and confidence in keeping children safe and implement our safeguarding procedures appropriately.
  • Carry out a key person role, building effective relationships with the parents and children and meeting the children’s individual care and learning needs.
  • Supervise, observe, encourage and support the children in meeting their personal targets through their interest in ensuring they progress and develop leading them onto the path of school readiness.
  • To plan, prepare and deliver the curriculum with the team to consistently meet the requirements of the EYFS.
  • Undertake our mandatory induction program.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salaries are negotiable, depending on age and experience.
  • Full training (both virtual and in-person) at all levels will be provided by Angels, with all costs covered.
  • Regular salary reviews and opportunity for in house promotion / career progression in line with our ethos.
  • 28 days of annual leave as a minimum, including bank holidays and an extra day off for your birthday with opportunity for increased annual leave based on positive attendance and increasing service.

Please apply by sending over your current CV with contact details.

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Additional leave
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount


  • Monday to Friday

Purpose of Job: The Nursery Practitioner is line managed by the Team Leader. They are to assist in providing a safe, caring and professional environment for the children in their care.

Qualification: Level 3 qualification or equivalent

Special Conditions: Occasional evening and weekend work

Main Activities: -

  • To provide and maintain close supervision of the children in your care at all times including meals.
  • To provide a safe and stimulating environment within the established guidelines of the nursery
  • To strictly adhere to the agreed Nursery discipline procedures, promoting positive behaviour.
  • To work within the team to assess and implement the daily planning of activities, that encourages the physical, intellectual, social and emotional development of each child.
  • To help promote a team work environment in conjunction with other staff and students.
  • Maintaining confidentially at all times.
  • To ensure that your Line Manager is aware of any incidents affecting the welfare of the children in your care
  • To help maintain the building in a safe and clean condition ensuring all faults are reported through the appropriate channels.
  • To attend training programmes and meeting with other staff or parents as is reasonably required.
  • To maintain children’s daily diaries and progress records.
  • To be committed to developing and maintain a multicultural, anti-racist, non-sexist environment, respecting the children’s individual differences.
  • To establish and maintain close liaison with the parents of each child in your care.

Education and Training:

  • Recognised level 3 qualification relevant to Early Years e.g. NNEB, NVQ 3 in Early Years Care and Education.
  • Appropriate literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing personal and professional development

Relevant Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ direct experience of working across the age range of 0 – 5 years.
  • Recognising and responding to individual children’s needs, routine, interests and development
  • Supporting and extending children’s development through a stimulating and challenging environment.
  • Working within a team.
  • Observing and planning for individual children’s development and learning.
  • Appropriate record keeping.
  • Working to policies, procedures and national standards.


  • Effective written, verbal and non-verbal
  • Communication skills with both adults and children.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to promote team working amongst other staff members.
  • Ability to reflect on professional practise.
  • Commitment to promoting the settings vision and values throughout provision and practise.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and provision that responds to each individual child and family.
  • Knowledge of child development across the age range.
  • A working knowledge of the legislative framework for the provision of Early Year’s services. E.g. National Standards for Full Time Day Care, EYPS and Health, Safety and Hygiene Regulations.
  • Prepared to undertake appropriate training where applicable and for personal development.

Are you an inexperienced Metal Worker? We are currently hiring for a reputable client based in Burntwood who are looking to expand and are now seeking a Metal Worker. This role is offered at a Temp-Perm basis.

The working hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 08:00AM-17:00PM. The role is based on site. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Metal Worker / General Operative with some technical experience. The pay rate for this role will be £11.44PH

The main duties and responsibilities:

  • Linishing and finishing.
  • Reading blueprints (nice to have).
  • Working with metal.
  • Preparing items to be welded.

This is not an exhaustive list of tasks

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Metal experience - nice to have.
  • Good level of English - essential
  • Reliable transport to Burntwood
  • Ability to grow with the company


  • Opportunity to work with a national industry leader in wheelchair products.
  • Chance to develop skills and knowledge in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Competitive hourly rate and potential for permanent employment.

Are you an experienced MIG Welder? We are currently hiring for a reputable client based  in Willnehall who are looking to expand and are now seeking a MIG Welder. This role is offered at a Temp-Perm basis.

The working hours for this role will be Monday to Wednesday 19:00-5:30AM and Thursday 19:00-4:30AM. The role is based on site.  The pay rate for this role will be £16.82 per hour.     

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Working with car parts. 
  • Welding automotive parts for high end cars and excavation machinery.
  • MIG / TIG Welding. 
  • Spot welding (nice to see).
  • Reading 

 This is not an exhaustive list of tasks. 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Welding experience - essential
  • Good level of English - essential 
  • Reliable transport to Willenhall
  • Ability to grow with the company


  • Opportunity to work with a national industry leader in automotive production
  • Chance to develop skills and knowledge in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Competitive hourly rate and potential for permanent employment.

Are you an inexperienced MIG Welder? We are currently hiring for a reputable client based in Burntwood who are looking to expand and are now seeking a Trainee MIG Welder. This role is offered at a Temp-Perm basis.

The working hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 08:00AM-17:00PM. The role is based on site. The ideal candidate will be an inexperienced MIG welder looking to get into welding with some technical experience. 

The pay rate for this role will be £11.44PH going up to £12.50PH for a more experienced welder.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Working with a nice product.
  • Welding parts for wheelchairs.
  • MIG Welding.
  • Reading technical drawings (training will be given).

This is not an exhaustive list of tasks.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Welding experience - nice to have.
  • Good level of English - essential
  • Reliable transport to Burntwood
  • Ability to grow with the company


  • Opportunity to work with a national industry leader in wheelchair products.
  • Chance to develop skills and knowledge in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Competitive hourly rate and potential for permanent employment.

As the Chef, you are the creative force behind the culinary offerings at our restaurant. It is not merely about cooking; it is an intricate blend of creativity, precision, leadership and passion. Chefs are the maestros of the kitchen, orchestrating every aspect of meal preparation. They posses a profound understanding of flavours, textures, and techniques, allowing them to transform raw ingredients into culinary masterpieces. Beyond their culinary prowess, chefs are also managers, responsible for kitchen operations, staff training and maintaining high standards of hygiene and safety. A chef's role demands adaptability and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, all while consistently delivering a delightful dining experience to patrons. In essence a chef's role is an art form, a science, and a commitment to excellence that elevates the dining experience to new heights. 


Kitchen Leadership:

  • Lead and inspire the kitchen team, including sous chefs, cooks and kitchen staff.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to kitchen staff, fostering their growth and development. 
  • Oversee day to day kitchen operations, ensuring a well-organised and efficient work environment.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities effectively, managing staff schedules and workflow.

Quality Control:

  • Uphold the highest standards of food quality, presentation, and taste. 
  • Conduct frequent quality checks to maintain consistency across all menu items.
  • Ensure food safety protocols are followed at all times, including proper storage, handling and sanitation. 

Food Preparation and Execution:

  • Prepare and cook dishes to perfection, demonstrating advanced culinary techniques. 
  • Supervise and participate in food preparation, including butchering, grilling and plating 
  • Monitor portion sizes and presentation to meet restaurant standards. 

Inventory Management:

  • Manage kitchen inventory effectively, including ordering, receiving and monitoring food and supply levels.
  • Implement inventory control measures to minimise food wastage and control costs 
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory levels and ingredient usage. 

Menu execution and Ticket Management:

  • Oversee the timely execution of orders to ensure smooth service,
  • Coordinate with front of hour staff to expedite food delivery and maintain ticket times
  • Address any special quest requests or dietary restrictions.

Kitchen Maintenance:

  • Ensure that kitchen equipment and appliances are well maintained and in working order 
  • Uphold strict health and safety standards in the kitchen
  • Train kitchen staff on proper safety and sanitation procedures 
  • Ensure compliance with local health regulations and food safety guidelines 

  Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records, including recipe books, inventory logs and kitchen schedules 
  • Report any kitchen incidents, equipment malfunctions, or staff issues to management. 

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