Senior Care Assistant - Gillingham
Senior Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes £7.65 - £10.40 per hour Rate of pay is dependent on experience, qualifications and capabilities. The Mellowes Nursing Home About the role Leading a team of carers, you will be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of care You will promote independence, choice, dignity and respect through the hands on care you deliver to our residents You will get to know our residents and their families - helping to ensure we deliver truly personalised care plans Assisting the Registered Nurse and Care Manager, you will be involved in providing essential physical and mental stimulation through a range of social and recreational activities, as well as administering medication One of your key responsibilities is to maintain accurate records of the job you do and build strong relationships with the rest of your team. Who we're looking for With an NVQ Level 3 in Care, or equivalent, you believe in the importance of people's wellbeing and you are capable of providing support to those around you. 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 SchemeChild care vouchersWe cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)Comprehensive induction and on-going training and developmentAccess to rewards, offers and discounts Hot 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 Awards About the Home The home has been specifically designed for residents in need of residential and nursing care. There are two attractive courtyard gardens attached to the home, which our residents are welcome to enjoy and relax in on warmer days. Some of our rooms have views of the gardens. 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. We're really passionate about recruiting our people efficiently. 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.