Bupa Care Homes
12 Oct 2016
Reading, Berkshire, England
Nursing home nurse
Job level:
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 14.5 - 14.5 Per hour
Closing date:
12 Nov 2016


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Registered Nurse - Bupa Care Homes

£Competitive + excellent benefits plus £1000 welcome bonus!

Parkside Care Home

If you're a dedicated 1st or 2nd Level RN with a valid NMC PIN Number why not 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. Our aim? To help each and every one of them to live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Right now, we're looking for a highly motivated Registered Nurse to join the team at our care home in Reading. 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. Is yours?

What you'll be doing

Taking responsibility for the well-being of our residents, including making sure their physical, emotional and social needs are met

Leading, motivating and mentoring to your team and delivering clinical guidance and training to ensure the safe, smooth and efficient running of the care home

Carrying out assessments and developing, implementing and evaluating individualised care plans for each of our residents

Monitoring work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and conform to relevant standards, policies and legislation

Generally promoting our residents' independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care and striving for continuous improvement

What you'll need

A demonstrable passion for caring for the elderly and infirm and a flair for helping people maintain their independence and choice in homely surroundings

A proven ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team, delegate effectively and promote excellent customer relationships

A willingness to coach, guide and support your team on a daily basis, including providing formal and informal programmes of teaching to colleagues and other care professionals

A genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development

A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and belief in giving your personal best at all times

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

* 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

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 nurses to put our residents' wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.

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Dedicated to making lives better.

Be the nurse you want to be.

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.

* Payment will be made after completion of one year's service.

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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