Care Assistant - Bank - Sutton Coldfield
Care Assistant Bank - Bupa Care HomesAston Court Care Home, Little Aston Hall Drive, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3BF We are looking for Care Assistants to work on the bank. This is a zero hour contract to cover shifts on an ad-hoc basis. If you would like to register your interest in this role, please click 'apply now'.£Competitive + excellent benefitsIf 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 our residents to live longer, healthier and happier lives.Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant to join the team at our care home in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. 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 residents Assisting 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 We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.Comprehensive induction and on-going training and developmentCompetitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discountsInterest free travel ticket loansHot meal provided Uniform providedFor more information, please visit www.bupa.co.ukAbout the HomeAston Court is a modern purpose-built care home that was thoughtfully designed to be spacious and comfortable for all our residents. Surrounded by the peaceful landscaped grounds of Little Aston Park, residents can enjoy our delightful patio and outdoor seating areas, and there's also a sensory garden too.The care we offer at Aston Court is specially tailored to our residents' individual needs. This includes long-term residential, nursing, convalescence and palliative care - as well as the facilities for respite care too. We only employ highly trained staff to provide professional 24-hour care and support.Who we are Bupa 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.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.