Care Assistant
Bupa Care Services / Home-based personal care workers / Berkshire
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Care Assistant − Bupa Care Homes

£7.55ph - £9.20ph dependent on experience

Parkside House Care Home

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 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 an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant 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

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 access to free physiotherapy and discounted gym membership, free flu vaccine and discounts on Bupa dental A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development Cycle to Work Scheme Child care vouchers Bupa Cash Plan discounts We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44) Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development Hot meal provided on a 12 hour shift Uniform provided Pension and Life Assurance scheme available 20 days annual leave, Plus statutory bank holidays About Parkside

This welcoming, purpose-built home for elderly residents is conveniently situated in a quiet residential area, a short walk from the main bus route. Standards of care, cleanliness, staff training and facilities are second to none.

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.

Publication date
2017-10-10

Address
Reading

Additional information
Alice Taylor

Please note that the application deadline has passed.