Care Assistant - Bupa Care Homes

Location
Claygate, Surrey
Salary
£7.83 - £9.20 per hour (depending on experience)
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
10 Feb 2019
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible

Minibus pickup available from Tolworth & Surbiton! 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 Claygate, Surrey. 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.  

Know someone else looking for a Career in Care?

When you refer a Care Assistant to us before the end of the year you’ll receive a £500 bonus* - and the best part? Your friend will too! 

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 Child care vouchers 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 Wigham Court is set in four acres of tranquil grounds, providing a safe, relaxing atmosphere for residents and visitors in the leafy suburb of Claygate.   With Esher about a mile away and shops within walking distance it's highly accessible, linked to the main bus and train routes.

Our highly-trained staff aims to strike a balance between care and independence, ensuring our residents enjoy the comfort and well-being they deserve.   We tailor our care to suit each person. We create a Map of Life which details their experiences, helping us pinpoint their history, preferences and needs.  

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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