Senior Care Assistant (Days/Nights)

  • Bupa
  • Bristol, UK
  • 01 Mar, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Senior Care Assistant (Days/Nights)

Job Number:

Druid Stoke 
31 Druid Stoke Avenue Bristol
 Bristol BS9 1DE
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : £11. 95 - £13. 54



Job Title: Senior Care Assistant

Location: Druid Stoke Care Home, 31 Druid Stoke Avenue, Bristol, BS9 1DE

Salary range: £11.95 - £13.54 dependent on experience 

Contract: Permanent - 33 hours

Shift Pattern: Predominantly day shifts but will need to cover nights also - flexibility required 

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 Senior Care Assistant, you're pivotal in running a unit, working with the Nurse to aid with clinical duties for the Home. You’ll have completed / working towards an NVQ3 in care. We’re more than happy to support Care Assistants ready for a more Senior position by supporting you in the completion of your qualification if needed.

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:

  • 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


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
  • 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 : BS9 1DE


 : Care


£11.95 - £13.54 dependent on experience