Domiciliary Care Assistant - Bank

  • Bupa
  • Bedworth, UK
  • 20 Feb, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Domiciliary Care Assistant - Bank

Job Number:

  RIC04I7
Richmond Bede Village 
Hospital Lane Bedworth
 Warwickshire CV12 0PB
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : £11. 85

Description

 

Job Title: Domiciliary Care Assistant -Bank

Location: Richmond Villages BedeHospital Lane, Bedworth, CV12 0PB

Salary range: £11. 85ph

Contract: Bank

Shift Pattern: Various Shift Patterns

We consider all types of flexibility, including hours and working patterns.

We make health happen

Here at Bupa we support those when they need it the most. Richmond Villages are our retirement village provider. They deliver person-centred care, supporting independence and honouring choice to help our residents live their best lives.

As a Domiciliary Care Assistant, you’ll help residents to truly get the most out of life and in return we’ll support you to get the most out of your career. We’re currently looking for Assistants at all levels to provide a mix of domiciliary, residential, nursing and dementia care as required.

You can count on a thorough induction when you start to help you settle into your new role followed by ongoing training and development including access to apprenticeships.

This also includes access to our online portal which has a variety of resources to aid personal development & free access LinkedIn's online learning platform.

You’ll help us make health happen by:

Whilst no two days will be the same in this role, as we adapt to the needs of our residents across the village. It’s likely you’ll be covering a variety of duties across our onsite apartments and onsite care home, such as:

  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing and continence care in their own homes within the Village. Providing the highest standards of care, you’ll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents
  • Supporting at mealtimes where appropriate; serving meals in their apartments or within the care home. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
  • Helping to promote mental and physical activity of residents through hobbies, interests or activities within the village
  • Answering emergency calls when care alert system is activated
  • Working with the Domiciliary Care Manager and other external professionals such as GPs, Chiropodists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists where appropriate
  • Admin duties: keeping accurate records - maintaining full documentation at all times to show care given, activities and any changes to their health

Key Skills / Qualifications needed for this role:

You have experience of working in a care or dementia setting or you may have a Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent), but above all, you’ll be passionate about caring for others, respecting people’s choices and always putting their safety and welfare first. A great listener with a positive outlook, you’re confident talking to both residents and their families and understand that confidentiality is very important in what we do. Always ready to lead by example and support the wider team, you’ll deliver care with dignity and compassion and work to put a smile on our residents’ faces every day. 

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:

·       Free meal on every shift

·       Paid breaks

·       Personal Energy is Bupa’s own resilience and wellbeing programme focused on helping you take good care of the important things in your life to maintain your own personal wellbeing.

·       Be Well health assessments. You and your family have access to a preferential rate on health assessments

·       Discount at selected Bupa Dental practices

·       RAC breakdown discount.

·       Be You Network. At Bupa we celebrate diversity, welcoming everyone from all backgrounds.

·       Flu vaccinations and eye test contributions

·       Menopause Plan: 10% discount on the Bupa Menopause Plan

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 : CV12 0PB

Job:

 : Care

Salary

£11.85ph