Care Assistant

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2018-04-06 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Bank Carer / Care Assistant

Date Posted: 07 Mar 2018

Job Location: Neath , Neath - Port Talbot

Salary: £7.55 7.55 per hour Bupa benefits

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Ben Williams

Job Reference: THE0315

Description

Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes

£Competitive + excellent benefits

The Grove Residential Home, 17 Ynyscedwin Road, Ystradgynlais, Swansea, SA9 1BE

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 to around 9,000 people in over 140 UK homes. Our aim? To help each and every one of our residents to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Carer to join the team at our home in Swansea, Powys. 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

  • A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development
  • Refer a friend payments of up to £1000
  • Smile Everyday - a health and wellbeing package available to all permanent employees giving access to 24/7 health lines along with online wellbeing tools
  • Discounted gym membership, free flu vaccine and discounts on Bupa dental
  • Interest-free travel ticket loans/ Free onsite Parking/ Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Access to rewards, offers and discounts
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
  • Uniform provided
  • Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
  • 20 days annual leave, Plus statutory bank holidays
  • Recognition schemes including Everyday Heroes and annual National Care Home Awards

About the Home

The Grove is situated in a residential area in the Swansea valley close to local shops and on a bus route. Originally an old Iron Master's house, it has been converted and extended to meet the needs of older residents. The home is managed in partnership with the local authority and welcomes residents funded privately, by the local authority or NHS continuing care. This elegant home has been re-designed and equipped specifically to provide residential care for older people. The Grove offers residential care for older people along with specialist day-care.

Who we are

Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 9,000 people in over 140 UK homes. 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.

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