We know that family can come from anywhere. At Bupa Care Homes, it’s our privilege to care for people – treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. Right now, we’re looking for a caring individual to join our friendly team at our Newton Court Care Home in Middlewich.
Working hours and salary
£9.10 – £9.67 per hour , Depending on experience and capability.
8am – 8pm, or 8pm – 8am
Full time, part time and bank contracts available (minimum permanent contract offered is 12 hours)
What the role of a Care Assistant involves
Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing and toileting
Supporting residents to move around the home. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported
Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans
Supporting the Nurse or Senior Care Assistant to complete monthly and weekly checks to monitor the health of our residents and reporting any significant changes
Serving meals/drinks and transferring residents to the dining room (day shift only)
Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home (day shift only)
Who we’re looking for
With previous experience working in a care setting, you’re someone that cares for others and wants to make a real difference to people’s lives. From your experience, you know there will be challenging days, but you also know that you’ll laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents as you get to know them. As a Care Assistant, you’ll be a great communicator, but you’ll also enjoy working in a close-knit team that feels like a family, with people from all walks of life.
What’s in it for you?
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
Your DBS Check (£40) paid for
Access to Wagestream - an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
Cash plan (after 18 months’ service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions
Free flu vaccine
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
Who we are
As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes, retirement villages, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We’re a big company but no matter what business area you’re in, our purpose is simple – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
Please note, this role is not at or above RQF Level 3 and therefore is ineligible for sponsorship under the UK’s Points Based Immigration System.
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Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
|Company Name||Bupa Care Homes|
|Hourly Rate From||9.10|
|Hourly Rate To||9.67|
|Website Link / Email address to Apply||https://bupa.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=NEW00EV&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon|
|Email For CV Applications||[email protected]|