Senior Carer, Nights - Retirement Village - Witney

Recruiter
Bupa Care Homes
Location
Witney
Salary
£10.05/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to make a real difference to people's lives?Do you want to work in a luxurious working environment with real opportunities to develop your career?Do you have a caring and friendly personality?If you are a talented senior carer looking for a terrific opportunity, we currently have a fantastic role on nights at our new luxury retirement village in Witney for a Senior Care Assistant in our 30-bed residential dementia unit within our state-of-the-art 60-bed care home. You'll be using your skills to deliver the highest quality of modern care and provide an exceptional level of service in an exemplary working environment.As a senior care assistant in a Richmond Village you'll not only be able to use your skills to deliver the highest quality of care in fantastic surroundings − we'll support your continuing professional development by providing ongoing access to training and helping you gain further qualifications. And if you're looking to progress we have real opportunities to develop your leadership skills.The heart of our philosophy is to ensure our residents enjoy as much independence as possible while helping to retain their 'zest for life', and for our care team to provide personal care in a way that respects the dignity of the individual − in short, the way care should be. We're proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they stay with us.About Richmond WitneyProviding more than just retirement living, Richmond Witney offers an aspirational lifestyle. Opening in 2016, this state-of-the-art village in beautifully landscaped provide all the benefits of a socially vibrant community, including: elegant restaurant & bar, wellness spa & pool, beauty salon and pristine bowling green. Our first-class accommodation ranges from 124luxury independent apartments to an on-site nursing care home providing exceptional 24-hour care in 60 deluxe en-suite bedrooms.For 20 years Richmond Villages have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK.Who we're looking forExcellent customer service and interpersonal skills with strong experience in the elderly care sectorAble to supervise and manage a team of care assistants, manage a shift and work well within a team in a non-nursing residential dementia unitAlso able to work on own initiative and resolve issues with minimal supervisionFlexibility to cover nights as requiredMinimum NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care with ideally an NVQ 3 or working towards this.Professional, neat appearance and excellent communication skillsIn return we offer:A competitive salary plus 10% night allowance28 days annual holiday inclusive of bank holidaysExtensive induction and training opportunities and access to qualificationsStaff benefits including weekly offers and discounts with major retailersAn exemplary working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a supportive, professional teamTo apply:If you would like to join our team and be part of a thriving retirement community, please apply using the link or email your CV to steven.brennan@bupa.com