Care Assistant - Sidcup

Recruiter
Bupa Care Homes
Location
Sidcup
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Bupa Care Homes Abbotsleigh Mews Care Home, Sidcup Care Assistant £7.55 per hour excellent benefits Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant to join the team at our care home in Sidcup, Kent. Abbotsleigh Mews comprises four purpose-built houses providing nursing and residential car, as well as residential and nursing dementia care. 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 Bupa Fit - a staff health benefit including a confidential hotline to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisor's, access to free physiotherapy and discounted gym membership, free flu vaccine and discounts on Bupa dentalA competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and developmentCycle to Work SchemeChild care vouchersRefer a friend schemeBupa Cash Plan discountsWe cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)Comprehensive induction and on-going training and developmentCompetitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discountsHot meal provided on a 12 hour shiftUniform providedPension and Life Assurance scheme available20 days annual leave, Plus statutory bank holidaysRecognition schemes including personal bests and annual National Care Home Awards Who we are Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care and 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

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