Care Assistant - Trowbridge
Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes£Competitive + excellent benefitsTrowbridge Oaks - TrowbridgeIf 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. 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 home in Thatcham. We provide nursing and residential care, convalescence, palliative care and respite - as well as specialist care for young physically disabled people and for those with dementia or living with Parkinson's. 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 doingAs a Key Worker under the guidance of a Registered Nurse, taking responsibility for the physical and emotional well-being and social needs of our residentsAssisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with mealsProviding physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a groupHelping to maintain accurate records, undertaking ongoing training and getting involved in welcoming and training new staffGenerally promoting our residents' independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of careWhat you'll needIdeally, 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 fieldExcellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated teamA respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care dutiesA 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 developmentRefer a friend payments of up to £1000Smile Everyday - a health and wellbeing package available to all permanent employees giving access to 24/7 health lines along with online wellbeing toolsDiscounted gym membership, free flu vaccine and discounts on Bupa dentalInterest free travel ticket loans/ Free onsite Parking/ Cycle to Work SchemeWe cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)Comprehensive induction and on-going training and developmentAccess to rewards, 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 Everyday Heroes and annual National Care Home AwardsWho we areBupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 9,000 people in over 140 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.