Senior Care Assistant

  • Bupa
  • Dartford, UK
  • 20 Feb, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Senior Care Assistant

Job Number:

  EGL00HB
Eglantine Villa 
Eglantine Lane Dartford
 Kent DA4 9JL
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : £12. 15 - £13. 72

Description

 

Job title: Senior Care Assistant

Location: Eglantine Villa Care Home, Eglantine Lane, Horton Kirby, DA4 9JL

Salary: £12.15 - £13.72 dependent on experience

Contract: Permanent

Shift Pattern: Days or Nights

We make health happen

Here at Bupa we support those when they need it the most. Our care homes are dedicated to delivering person-centred care, supporting independence and honouring choice to help our residents live their best lives.

As a Senior Care Assistant, we understand how crucial your role is to our home. Not only driving a team of Care Assistants that deliver high quality, personal care to our residents, but also inspiring, developing, and nurturing them to be their best every day. You’ll be motivated, positive and with great interpersonal skills, and you enjoy working in a close-knit team. You’re pivotal in running a unit, working with the Nurse to aid with clinical duties for the home.
You’ll have completed / be working towards an NVQ3 in care. We’re more than happy to support you in the completion of your qualification if needed. You’ll have previous experience of the role and knowledge of its rewards and challenges. Just as importantly, you will also have a passion for making a real difference to people’s lives, giving them the kindness, personalised support and dignity they need.

We’ll train you on all aspects of our new digital care, which is transforming how we work, making things easier and letting you focus on clinical excellence and care for our residents. And as healthcare experts for over 75 years, we’re committed to continually training you in the social care developments you need to do your job, learning from some of the best people in the industry. It’s an exciting time to be with us.

 

You’ll help us make health happen by:

  • Day-to-day responsibility for running a unit
  • Supporting with clinical duties, including supporting the nurse to observe, issue medication, review care plans and accurate record keeping
  • Driving and managing a team of Care Assistants, including responsible for all shift handovers of the teams
  • Helping with training and supervision of new staff members so they feel welcomed and supported
  • Building relationships with residents, their families and external teams such as GPs and District Nurses
  • Assisting residents with a range of personal care duties

Benefits

Our benefits are designed to make health happen for our people. Viva is our global wellbeing programme and includes all aspects of our health – from mental and physical, to financial, social and environmental wellbeing. We support flexible working and have a range of family friendly benefits.

Joining Bupa in this role you will receive the following benefits and more:

  • My Healthcare - Quick, easy access to support, advice, and treatment for a variety of health-related issues, including remote GP appointments, physiotherapy and mental health support – all available via one phone number 24/7
  • Annual allowance which you can redeem against a menu of Bupa healthcare products, all to the approximate value of £350
  • Free meal on every shift
  • 28 days holiday
  • Long service - For every milestone at Bupa we will reward you with ecards, extra holidays and money!
  • Interest-free annual travel loan to enable the purchase of public transport annual season tickets
  • Wagestream - Have early access to up to 40% of your earned wages within minutes
  • We offer a range of Bupa pension plans – find out more on our career site
  • Parental leave - We have schemes for adoption, birth parents and co parents -find out more on our career site
  • Menopause Plan - Specifically designed to empower women to seek advice, choose their treatment and take control of their health
  • Access to discounts at a wide variety of gyms and fitness facilities across the UK

Why Bupa?

We’re a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. Our people are all driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We make health happen by being brave, caring and responsible in everything we do.

We encourage all of our people to “Be you at Bupa”, we champion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve.  That’s why we especially encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly and offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Unposting Date

 : Ongoing
Care Home Postcode : DA4 9JL

Job:

 : Care

Salary

£12.15 - £13.72 dependent on experience