Ridgewood, Uckfield, East Sussex, England
Care Assistant - Full Time/ Part time
£7.55ph + excellent benefits including ( increase for very experienced or NVQ level 3 qualified).
Night needed mostly - 7:30pm - 7:30am , some days 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.
Right now, we're looking for an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant to join the team at our care homes in East Sussex
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
* 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
Who we are
Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes.
About the home
Set in a residential area close to the attractive East Sussex town of Uckfield and surrounded by pretty gardens, Copper Beech is a comfortable and modern care home.
We want our residents to feel at home with us, so we balance providing care when it's needed with helping them to be as independent as possible. The layout and relaxed, homely atmosphere encourages our residents to enjoy Copper Beech in their own individual way.
Our home offers different levels of short and long-term care depending on the support each resident needs, which includes convalescence, respite, post-operative and palliative care.
- £ 7.55 - 7.55 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted 18 May 2017
Closes 18 Jun 2017
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