Care Assistant Nights

Recruiter
Bupa Care Homes
Location
West Park
Posted
18 Oct 2018
Closes
31 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Care Assistant (Nights)

Up to £9.20 per hour (depending on experience)

Full time, Part time and Bank contracts available

Parkside House Care Home, Reading
Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual
to join our exceptional team of carers at our home in Reading. Whether
you're a seasoned Care Assistant or a passionate and caring individual
looking to kick start your career in care, we want to hear from you!
At Bupa, we inspire and support our carers to put our residents'
well-being at the heart of everything they do. We are passionate about
making lives better, are you?

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

Why choose Bupa?

Refer a friend payments of up to £1000
We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
Excellent progression opportunities through dedicated training and development
Childcare Vouchers
20 days annual leave, Plus statutory bank holidays
Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
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
Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
Access to rewards, offers and discounts
Hot meal provided on a 12 hour shift
Uniform provided
Recognition schemes including Everyday Heroes and annual National
Care Home Awards

About the Home
We're proud of our facilities and the high level of care we provide
at Parkside. Set in a quiet residential area, Parkside is just a short
walk from a range of local amenities and there are excellent bus links
into the city centre of Reading too.
We provide excellent residential and nursing care for the elderly.
Our approach tailors care to suit each person, with the focus on
dignity, respect and as much independence as possible.

Who we are
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 them to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

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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