Care Assistant

Recruiter
Bupa Care Homes
Location
St. Albans, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1174627298
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes

£8.21 - £11.43 per hour + excellent benefits

Rate of pay is dependent upon experience, capability & qualifications.

Allington Court Care Home, St Albans, AL2 3TN

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 9,000 people in over 140 UK homes.

Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Carer to join the team at our home in St Albans. 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.

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, 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 development
  • Refer a friend payments of up to £1000
  • Smile Everyday - a health and wellbeing package available to all permanent employees giving access to 24/7 health lines along with online wellbeing tools
  • Discounted gym membership, free flu vaccine and discounts on Bupa dental
  • Interest free travel ticket loans/ Free onsite Parking/ Cycle to Work Scheme
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Access to rewards, 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 Everyday Heroes and annual National Care Home Awards


About the Home

Allington Court is a purpose-built care home offering a range of tailored care services in a warm, secure and homely environment, and has been specifically designed for adults living with dementia.

Situated within 13 acres of well-maintained gardens, the home offers a country side feel, within a few minutes' drive from the busy M25. The home is close to local bus links (short 10 minute walk) and a short taxi ride from Watford, St Albans and Bricketwood train stations.

Who we are

Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care throughout the UK. 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.

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