Care Assistant

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2018-04-11 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Bank Carer / Care Assistant

Date Posted: 12 Mar 2018

Job Location: Barnet , London

Salary: £7.55 to £9.20 per hour Excellent Benefits

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Josuha Whitehead

Job Reference: HEA00HB

Description

Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes

£7.55- £9.20ph DOE + excellent benefits

Location: Heathland Court Care Home, 56 Parkside, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5NJ

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 18,000 people in over 300 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 Wimbledon, London. 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

Heathland Court is a converted private house surrounded by attractive gardens. Inside our grand stone building, you'll find many original features, including traditional fireplaces and high ceilings. We have five well-furnished lounges where our residents can sit, relax and watch television. There's also our bright conservatory, which is a great place to entertain guests.

Who we are

Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 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.

Careers worth caring about.

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.

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