Care Assistant - Start in the New Year
Southampton, Hampshire, England
Now Recruiting Care Assistants at Northlands House Care Home, Southampton!
Part- time, full- time and bank roles available
An excellent opportunity to work for a global company that are dedicated to helping each of our resident's live longer, healthier and happier lives. We offer the National Living Wage to under 25s as well as a varying range of shift patterns and on-going training and development.
£7.25 per hour + Bupa Benefits + unsocial hours enhancements
Northlands House Nursing and Residential Home
Incorporating some charming original features. Spread over three floors and surrounded by extensive landscaped gardens and attractive patio areas, Northlands House has the facilities and high standards of care you would expect from Bupa.
We want our residents to retain as much independence as possible, so rules and regulations are kept to a minimum. The care we provide is tailored to suit the needs of each person, regardless of the length of their stay. Our focus is on respect, dignity and quality of life.
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. 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.
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.
If you are interested in finding out more about opportunities with Bupa please contact Rebecca Hammond on 0800 783 5891
Alternatively if you know someone interested in joining Bupa please recommend them. You could earn up to £1000 for referring a friend or family member to work in one of our Bupa Care Homes so please let us know of anyone who may be open to opportunities.
- £ 7.25 - 7.75 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
- Manager, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 30 Nov 2016
Closes 31 Dec 2016
This job was posted to: Nursing home nurse