British Red Cross

We are a charity organisation as part of the IFRC. 

We’re able to provide services designed to help people most in need in the UK.

Some of our health services in England are rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

On this page:

  • cost of living support
  • mobility support
  • refugee services
  • emergencies in the UK
  • international services

We also provide free mental health resources. 

08 Apr, 2024
Permanent
British Red Cross Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, UK
Job Title: Service Coordinator Job Location: Leighton Hospital, Crewe, Cheshire Salary:  £21,814 per annum pro rata Hours: 24 per week Contract Type: Permanent A Full UK manual driving licence and access to vehicle required for this role. Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey with the British Red Cross? We're on the lookout for a passionate and proactive person to join our Health and Local Crisis Response Team as a Service Coordinator. If you're someone who thrives on enthusiasm, can bringing people together, and loves to inspire and guide, then this is the role for you! Imagine being at the heart of our team, connecting seamlessly with hospital staff, medical experts, and community members, including GP surgeries. As the go-to person for patient referrals, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring a smooth and efficient process. Your rational mind will shine as you evaluate the impact of our services, fine-tuning and improving wherever...
08 Apr, 2024
Permanent
British Red Cross Hove, Brighton and Hove, UK
Deputy Health Team Leader Location: Hove / Bexhill Contract type: Fixed Term Contract Until September 2026 Hours: 20 per week (Monday to Friday) Salary: £21,570 per annum pro-rata Driving: Full UK Manual Driving Licence and use of vehicle as travel around south east area required. Mileage allowance paid.   Do you have great social skills and a passion to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable people within the community? If you are an   empathic listener and persuasive speaker  with an ability to connect with people from different backgrounds, this role could be for you! As a  Deputy Health Team Leader , you will oversee a team who support people with unmet social needs and may suffer from isolation and loneliness. Your team focus on tailoring support to improve these people’s lives to help them regain or maintain their independence and improve their wellbeing.  This is a front line working role. A day in the life of a Deputy...
06 Apr, 2024
Bank
British Red Cross Thalia House, London Road, Bexhill On Sea, TN39 3JT
Casual Service Support Worker  Location:  Thalia House, London Road, Bexhill On Sea, TN39 3JT Hours: Various, as and when required Contract type: Fixed Term Contract Until March 2027 Salary: £12.00 per hour Driving Requirement: Full UK Manual Driving Licence Required (Mandatory) to drive British Red Cross vehicle Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a  Service Support Worker. If  you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you can make someone feel cared for and comfortable then you’d be a perfect fit for us. Our service support workers are a friendly face to someone who may be struggling to do things for...
06 Apr, 2024
Bank
British Red Cross BRC Unit 7, St. Joseph’s Business Park. St. Joseph’s Close, Hove, BN3 7HG
Casual Service Support Worker  Location:  BRC Unit 7, St. Joseph’s Business Park. St. Joseph’s Close, Hove BN3 7HG Hours: Various hours, as and when required Contract type: Fixed Term Contract Until 31st March 2025 Salary: £12.00 per hour Driving Requirement: Full UK Manual Driving Licence Required (Mandatory) to drive British Red Cross vehicle Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a  Service Support Worker. If  you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you can make someone feel cared for and comfortable then you’d be a perfect fit for us. Our service support workers are a friendly face to someone who may be...
03 Apr, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross British Red Cross, Colliers Way, Nottingham NG8 6AT, UK
Healthcare Assistant Location: Humanity House, Colliers Way, Phoenix Park, Nottingham, NG8 6AT (travel required around the area) Contract type: Fixed term to 31st March 2025 Hours: 35 per week (evening and weekend work may be required) Salary: £20,560 per annum based on 35 hours per week Driving licence and use of own vehicle essential   Do you love helping people in need and ultimately transforming their lives? In this role, you would be helping people remain in their own homes, preventing unnecessary admission to hospital or transferring to a care home.  Could you be part of this rewarding journey to make them feel safer, happier, and more able to deal with crisis?   What does a day in the life of a Healthcare Assistant  involve? Ensuring schedules are in place to deliver the service and data is recorded appropriately. Providing short term crisis support to people in their homes whilst longer term help is established. Assessing service users'...
02 Apr, 2024
Permanent
British Red Cross Remote (Queen Margaret Hospital, Whitefield Road, Dunfermline, Fife, UK)
Service Support Worker - Regulated Service Location: Community Work, based at Queen Margaret Hospital, Fife. Travel around the Dunfermline area. Hours: 16, 24 & 35 per week available Contract type: Permanent Salary: £21,840 per annum pro-rata for roles under 35 hours Driving Requirement:  A full driving license and access to a vehicle is preferred but not mandatory   An Exciting Opportunity Alert! Join our Discharge to Assess team in Dunfermline!   Our new discharge to assess service in   Dunfermline   enables people, following a stay in hospital, to be supported and assessed in their own home to determine the type and frequency of any care and support they may need to live as independently as possible at home.   Why us? The British Red Cross, we are not just a service provider; we're life-changers! Join a team dedicated to empowering individuals to live independently in the comfort of their own homes. Are you a dedicated and experienced...
02 Apr, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross Winchester, UK
Service Support Worker - Assisted Discharge Location: Winchester Hospital - occasional cover to support Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital Hours: 35 per week. Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm - On occasions due to the nature of the role, service may overrun after 6pm. Contract type: Fixed Term Contract Until 31st September 2024, with possibility of 6 month extension Salary: £21,840 per annum pro-rata Driving Requirement: Full UK Manual Driving Licence Required, to drive British Red Cross vehicles. Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a  Service Support Worker.  If you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you...
02 Apr, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross Canterbury, UK
Team Support Worker - Casual Location: 2 Lower Chantry Lane Canterbury CT1 1UF, with travel across Kent Hours: Various Contract type: As and when required Salary: £12.00 per hour Driving Requirement: Full UK Manual Driving License Required (Mandatory) Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a Service Support Worker. If you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you can make someone feel cared for and comfortable then you’d be a perfect fit for us. Our service support workers are a friendly face to someone who may be struggling to do things for themselves due to age, illness, or vulnerability.  You'll allow people to enjoy healthier,...
28 Mar, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross Portsmouth, UK
Service Support Worker  Location: Portsmouth and surrounding area Hours: 21 per week Contract type: Fixed Term Until 31st March 2025 Salary: £12.00 per hour Driving Requirement: Full UK Driving Licence and use of own vehicle required. Business mileage paid Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a Service Support Worker. If you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you can make someone feel cared for and comfortable then you’d be a perfect fit for us. Our service support workers are a friendly face to someone who may be struggling to do things for themselves due to age, illness, or vulnerability.  You'll allow people to enjoy...
28 Mar, 2024
Bank
British Red Cross Derriford Hospital, Derriford Road, Plymouth, UK
Service Support Worker  Location: Derriford Hospital, PL6 8DH Hours: Zero hours, as and when required Contract type: Casual Salary: £12.00 per hour Driving Requirement: Full UK Manual Driving Licence to drive a British Red Cross vehicle Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a  Service Support Worker.   If you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you can make someone feel cared for and comfortable then you’d be a perfect fit for us. Our service support workers are a friendly face to someone who may be struggling to do things for themselves due to age, illness, or vulnerability.  You'll allow people to enjoy...
27 Mar, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, UK
Service Support Worker - Emergency Department Location: Wrexham Maelor Hospital, LL13 7TD Contract type: Fixed Term Until 31st March 2026 Hours per week: 18 Salary: £20,405 - £21,210 per annum pro-rata Driving: Full UK Manual Driving Licence required to drive British Red Cross vehicle   Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?   We are looking for a caring and resilient person, who can think on their feet in a pressured environment to join our Independent Living team as a  Service Support Worker  within Wrexham   Based in fast paced, busy and intense Emergency Department, you will provide practical and emotional support to patients. You will undertake non-medical tasks to free up the medical staff to be able to focus on their clinical role and make visitors' stay as comfortable as possible.   A day in the life of a Service Support Worker will involve:...
27 Mar, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital - occasional cover to support Winchester Hospital
Service Support Worker - Assisted Discharge Location: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital - occasional cover to support Winchester Hospital Hours: 35 per week. Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm - On occasions due to the nature of the role, service may overrun after 6pm. Contract type: Fixed Term Contract Until 31st September 2024, with possibility of 6 month extension Salary: £21,840 per annum pro-rata Driving Requirement: Full UK Manual Driving Licence Required, to drive British Red Cross vehicles. Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a  Service Support Worker.   If you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you...
27 Mar, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross Nottingham, UK
Healthcare Assistant (Community based) Location:  Humanity House, Colliers Way, Phoenix Park, Nottingham, NG8 6AT. Contract: Fixed Term Contract Until 31st March 2025 Hours: 35 per week  Salary: £20,560 - £22,625 per annum Driving: Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle. Business mileage paid Have you a passion for helping people in need? We are looking for an individual with a professional and ethical approach to their work to join our Health and Local Crisis Response Team. If you love helping people in need and transform their lives, this great opportunity to join ambitious and worldwide recognised charity might be for you! A day in the life of a Healthcare Assistant  will involve: Providing invaluable contribution to the Community Crisis Support Service and its users. Providing short term crisis support to people in their homes, helping to keep them out of hospital.  Assessing clients' needs and develop a care plan to fit them....
22 Mar, 2024
Contract
British Red Cross Surrey, UK
Service Support Worker  Location: Redhill (Surrey) and surrounding area Hours: 20 per week Contract type: Fixed Term Contract Until March 2025 Salary: £12.00 Per Hour Driving Requirement: Full UK Manual Driving   Licence  (Mandatory) Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?  We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Health and Local Crisis Response service as a Service Support Worker. If you have a caring, patient, and helpful nature you could make a tangible difference to someone’s life. No professional experience? No problem. If you can make someone feel cared for and comfortable then you’d be a perfect fit for us. Our service support workers are a friendly face to someone who may be struggling to do things for themselves due to age, illness, or vulnerability.  You'll allow people to enjoy healthier, more...