Care Assistant - Harrogate
Night Care Assistant - Bupa Care HomesSouthlands Nursing and Residential Home, Harrogateup to £8.50 per hour depending on experience + excellent benefits£9.00 per hour for Friday, Saturday & Sunday Night ShiftsAccessible from: Leeds, Horsforth, Otley, Wetherby, CatterickWe're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Carer to join the team at our care home in Harrogate.Southlands is a 68 bedded care home located within walking distance of Harrogate's elegant and bustling town centre and Railway Station. This 1870's care home was formerly one of Harrogates premier hotels and has been converted to offer every modern convenience while retaining many of its original features.Southlands offers long term residential nursing care. It also cares for residents with Parkinson's disease and those with palliative and convalescent care needs as well as a respite service and day care facilities. 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 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 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. 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.