Care Assistant - Bupa - St Albans

Bricket Wood, St Albans
£7.85 - £9.30 per hour + excellent benefits
30 Jan 2018
31 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Entry level

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Care Assistant – Bupa Care Homes

£7.85 - £9.30 per hour + Excellent Benefits

Bricket Wood, St Albans AL2 3TN

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 them to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Right now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed Carer to join the team at our care homes in Bricket Wood

Tenterden House Care Home

Tenterden House provides an exceptional level of nursing care in peaceful surroundings. Originally a private country manor house belonging to the Cadbury family of chocolatiers, it has been skilfully converted to meet the needs of our residents.

Allington Court Care Home

Allington Court, a 44 bedded home, offers specialist nursing care to residents with dementia, and to those with Parkinson’s disease. Residents can be cared for on both long or short-term basis and can receive convalescent, palliative, and respite care.

What you’ll be doing

As a Support 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
  • Child care 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

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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