Support Worker

  • Bupa
  • Bedworth, UK
  • 20 Feb, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Support Worker

Job Number:

  RIC04JD
Richmond Bede Village 
Hospital Lane Bedworth
 Warwickshire CV12 0PB
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : £11. 85ph

Description

 

Job Title: Support Worker

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

Salary range: £11. 85ph 

Contract: Permanent

Shift Pattern - Hours between 7am & 9pm

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.

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:

  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, showering and dressing in accordance with care plans.
  • Supporting and assisting with shopping and meal preparation where appropriate
  • Supporting residents to undertake daily tasks such as bed making, maintaining clean and laundered clothes, etc
  • Helping to promote mental and physical activity of residents through talking to them, engaging in hobbies and interests or enabling them to interact with other residents
  • Working with the Domiciliary Care Manager and other external professionals such as GPs, Chiropodists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists
  • 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:

Ideally, you"ll have experience of working in a care setting or you may have a Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent, however this isn"t essential as full training will be provided. Above all, you"ll be passionate for 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 working to put a smile on our residents face every day.

Because we care for vulnerable people, we’ll need you to complete a DBS check as part of the recruitment process. Bupa will cover the cost of this (£40).

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, physiotherapy, and mental health support – all available from 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
  • Paid breaks and a Free meal with every shift
  • Holidays - 20 days + Bank Holidays
  • 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 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 : CV12 0PB

Job:

 : Care

Salary

£11.85ph