Care Assistant - Bupa - Gloucestershire

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£7.55 ph - £10.40 ph + excellent benefits
Posted
30 Jan 2018
Closes
31 Mar 2018
Ref
ELM00CZ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Entry level

Contact Details

Accountable

Authentic

Caring

Passionate

Open

Extraordinary

Are these words that people use to describe you?

At Bupa we encompass our values, each and every day

Right now we are looking for experienced care assistants who embody all of the above and want to drive forward the highest standard of care for our residents

If you’re looking for a flexible work life balance within a company where our people are at the heart of everything we do then Bupa is the place for you

We also recognise the amazing role you do and offer excellent benefits as well as a competitive rate of pay

Up to £7.55ph - £10.40ph to work across multiple care homes near you

Competitive rates of pay and excellent benefits

Gloucestershire

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
  • 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.

Choose a career in care

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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