Care Assistant

  • Bupa
  • Southampton, UK
  • 17 Apr, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Care Assistant

Job Number:

  OAK00Y0
Oak Lodge 
45 Freemantle Common Road Southampton
 Hampshire SO19 7NG
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : £12 - £13

Description

 

Care Assistant

Oak Lodge Care Home, 45 Freemantle Common Road, Bitterne, Southampton SO19 7NG

£12. 00 - £13. 00 Per Hour

Permanent contract Day and Nights Shifts available

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 Care Assistant, you’re at the heart of making a difference to our residents.  You’re as passionate about care as we are, and we’d love you to be part of our family. You’ll be working with the most remarkable team (we’ve just been awarded Care Home Provider of the Year at the Leaders in Care Awards 2022) helping people from your own community.
You understand how delivering high-quality, personal and social care, is as important as nurturing relationships, providing kindness and warmth to individuals and your amazing colleagues. So that our residents feel truly valued, cared for and part of life in the home.
We’re looking for motivated, positive individuals with great interpersonal skills. You understand what is important to others. Whether you’re an experienced carer or new to the sector, we’ll provide you with the support and training you need to develop, where you can learn from some of the best people in the industry. We’ll also train you on all aspects of our new digital care, transforming how you work, making things easier and letting you focus on care for our residents. It’s an exciting time to be with us.

You’ll help us make health happen by:

  • Assisting residents with a high standard of clinical, social and emotional care and recognising and meeting the specific needs of residents
  • Supporting residents with a wide range of differing requirements from companionship to personal care
  • Being part of a team supporting the nurse or senior care assistant in monitoring our residents and reporting change
  • Communicating with residents’ families, friends and other healthcare professionals

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 : SO19 7NG

Job:

 : Care

Salary

£12 - £13