Care Assistant

Job Title: Care Assistant Add to My Job Folder

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 22 Oct 2019

Salary: £8.21 to £9.20 Bupa benefits

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Job Reference: THE03Y2

Job Location: Beaminster , Dorset

Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes

The Mellowes

Common Mead Lane, Gillingham, North Dorset, SP8 4RE

Up to £9.20 dependent on experience and capabilities + excellent benefits

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.

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

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, 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
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
We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
Child Care Vouchers
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

Who we are

Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care throughout the UK. 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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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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