Care Assistant (Days)
Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes Up to 9.20 per hour depending on experience & qualifications Ashley House Care Home 118 Trafalgar Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2ED 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 Cirencester. 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) * Child Care Vouchers * 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 Ashley House is situated in the historic and beautiful Roman town of Cirencester. The home is within a short distance of a wide range of local shops and amenities as well as the stunning grounds of Cirencester Abbey. The purpose-built home offers a high level of comfort and all bedrooms have en-suite wet rooms and a 24 hour call system. The main lounge looks out onto pretty gardens and has comfortable seating for socialising, while a library and smaller lounge offer residents the opportunity to enjoy some quiet time. At Bupa we know how important it is to focus on the individual, so we do our best to make sure that every one of our residents feels completely at home by creating a friendly environment with an appropriate balance of care and independence.