Bupa Care Homes
4 Oct 2016
Blackheath, Colchester, Essex, England
Nursing home nurse
Job level:
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 15.07 - 15.07 Per hour
Closing date:
4 Nov 2016

Bupa - Charge Nurse

About the Role

At Bupa Care Homes you'll take responsibility for your shift, co-ordinating work and inspiring, motivating and leading the care team to achieve the highest standards of care and make a real difference to the lives of our residents.

Making sure that everything runs smoothly, you'll be empowered to make decisions, assess needs, deliver care plans, supervise medication and really get to know our residents and their families. Helping to shape the care homes of the future as we champion dementia care and work with a growing number of PCTs, your RGN/RMN experience will enable you to meet the physical, emotional and social needs of our residents, as part of a wider multi-disciplinary community team.

Who we're looking for

If you're a talented nurse with first level registration, take on a lead role within our innovative team and make the most of your expertise.

You'll work with great autonomy and receive the industry leading support and training you need to progress your career to Unit Manager, Deputy Manager and beyond. Enjoying plenty of variety, as well as complex and interesting work at a home where every day is different, you must be able to delegate effectively, deliver medication and maintain high quality care documentation.

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 - 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

-A starting salary which reflects your current skills and experience. You will be given every opportunity to increase this salary through training and development.

-Cycle to Work Scheme

-Child care vouchers

-Refer a friend scheme

-Bupa Cash Plan discounts

-We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)

-We cover the cost of NMC registration (£120)

-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

-28 days annual leave

-Recognition schemes including personal bests and annual National Care Home Awards

About the Home

This beautiful and modern home, with comfortable and well equipped surroundings is located in one of London's most desirable residential areas. Coupled with an idyllic setting, a commitment to palliative, nursing and respite care makes Westercombe Park an exemplary elderly care provider.

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.

Who we are

We employ over 27,000 people at more than 300 UK care homes. Job satisfaction is at a record high. We launched the UK's first ever Dementia Champions Programme across 150 care homes. We also reinvest all the money we make - £35 million in care, people and facilities in 2009.

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.

About Bupa Care Homes

Looking for a new career is important. After all, who you work for, how they treat you and the impact that this new role has on your life can be huge. Which is why we think it’s important to spell out very clearly exactly what we stand for, what we value and most importantly – what we can offer you. So, choose to join Bupa Care homes and you’ll be joining:

A stable company – it’s important to be able to put your trust in an employer. To know that they’re well-established, growing and constantly investing in the future. Well we are. And, we’ve solid plans for the years ahead, so you can feel confident in being able to build a secure future with us too.

A company with no shareholders – This means we re-invest any profits, so our buildings, our people, our residents and their relatives all benefit from our ongoing success. In fact we’re so committed to ensuring that we constantly continue to provide the very best levels of care to everyone, that we’ve created an internal initiative called 'Personal Best,' that aims to specifically recognise people at Bupa for going above and beyond in order to improve the experience of all residents and families here.

A company incredibly focused on Training & Development – At Bupa we are very passionate about this because we believe that you can always learn more and be better. So even joining us as a manager, you still can progress, thanks to our ‘journey to excellence programme.' This ensure that natural channels for progression are always open to you and, due to the immense size and scope of our business – there’s no limit, either within the UK or across the globe to just how far you could progress.

A company that wants you to be yourself – We know that just being yourself makes all the difference to our residents, that’s why we encourage and recognise you for bringing yourself to work, all of you.

If we were you, we’d want to be given some clear reasons for choosing to join Bupa Care Homes. We hope, we’ve given you some. We look forward to hearing from you very soon.

We are looking for individuals who are naturally caring and compassionate with a real empathy; you will provide quality care and do the small things that make a big difference to our residents’ lives. You will assess needs, deliver care plans and play a key role in all aspects of care as part of a friendly and supportive team that does extraordinary things to deliver the best care. And in return, you’ll enjoy plenty of variety, a range of benefits, industry leading training all within a stable organisation.

So if you’re a nurse looking for excellent opportunities to further your career and develop your skills, we would love to hear from you.

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