Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes Location: Alveston Leys Nursing Home, Kissing Tree Lane, Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7QN Competitive salary + excellent benefits Transport options are available If 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 18,000 people in over 300 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.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 dental A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development Cycle to Work Scheme Child care vouchers Refer a friend scheme Bupa Cash Plan discounts We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44) Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts Hot meal provided on a 12 hour shift Uniform provided Pension and Life Assurance scheme available 20 days annual leave, Plus statutory bank holidays Recognition schemes including personal bests and annual National Care Home Awards About the Home Built around 1827 just outside the beautiful village of Tiddington near the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon, Alveston Leys was once the home of Lord and Lady Docker. Thankfully, this four-storey Georgian house still has a lot of its original features, including a majestic staircase, large windows and fireplaces. We make the time to welcome new residents and find out exactly what sort of activities they enjoy and also suggest some they might like to consider. We have a broad range of activities to choose from, including yoga, arts and crafts and even chocolate tasting! All events are designed to help and encourage those that are less-able, so no one should feel left out. 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.