Senior Care Assistant
Ridgewood, Uckfield, East Sussex, England
Senior Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes
£7.65 - £10.40 per hour
Rate of pay is dependent on experience, qualifications and capabilities.
Copper Beech Care Home
About the role
Leading a team of carers, you will be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of care
You will promote independence, choice, dignity and respect through the hands on care you deliver to our residents
You will get to know our residents and their families - helping to ensure we deliver truly personalised care plans
Assisting the Registered Nurse and Care Manager, you will be involved in providing essential physical and mental stimulation through a range of social and recreational activities, as well as administering medication
One of your key responsibilities is to maintain accurate records of the job you do and build strong relationships with the rest of your team.
Who we're looking for
With an NVQ Level 3 in Care, or equivalent, you believe in the importance of people's wellbeing and you are capable of providing support to those around you.
What's in it for you?
Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive pay rate and benefits that include:
-Bupa Fit which is a staff health benefit
-A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.
-Cycle to Work Scheme
-Bupa Cash Plan discounts
-We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
-Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
-Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
-Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
-Hot meal provided
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.
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.
We're really passionate about recruiting our people efficiently.
Where possible we'd love to offer our candidates express recruitment service. This means you could join Bupa in just a few days after your application. Interested? Select ' yes ' to the ' Express Recruitment ' option in your online application and we'll get in touch as soon as possible.
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.
- £ 7.65 - 10.4 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
- Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 18 May 2017
Closes 18 Jun 2017
This job was posted to: Care assistant