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2018-03-08 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant - Bank
Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Role: Bank Carer / Care Assistant
Date Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Job Location: Watford , Hertfordshire
Salary: £7.55 per hour Bupa Benefits
Hours: Temporary / Cover
Contact Name: Michael Green
Care Assistant Bank - Bupa Care Homes
We are looking for Care Assistants to work on the bank. This is a zero hour contract to cover shifts on an ad-hoc basis. If you would like to register your interest in this role, please click 'apply now'.
Brunswick Court Care Home
If you're passionate about providing the very best care in a residential care home setting, consider a move to Bupa Care Homes. We provide expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care. Our aim? To help each and every one of them to live longer, healthier and happier lives.
Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant to join the team at our Brunswick Court Care Home.
Brunswick Court provides care for elderly residents and for people between the ages of 50 and 65 with physical and learning disabilities. The home offers convalescent, palliative care and specialist Parkinson's disease care. Whether providing long or short-term care that includes convalescence, respite and palliative care, our focus is on providing the highest quality service at all times. Is yours?
What you'll be doing
As a Key Worker under the guidance of a Registered Nurse, taking responsibility for the physical and emotional well being and social needs of our residents
Assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals
Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group
Helping to maintain accurate records, undertaking ongoing training and getting involved in welcoming and training new staff
Generally promoting our residents' independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care
What you'll need
Ideally, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ1 in Care, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team
A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties
A belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement
What we'll offer you in return
We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.
Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
Hot meal provided
Who we are
Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care. Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It's why we inspire and support our carers to put our residents' wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.
Choose a career in care.
We're really passionate about recruiting our people efficiently.
Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.