Senior Care Assistant

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 Newton Court Care Home in Middlewich.

Working hours and salary

£9.66 per hour
8pm – 8am
Full time, part time and bank contracts available (minimum permanent contract offered is 12 hours)

What the role of a Senior Care Assistant involves

Leading a team of Care Assistants to provide the highest standards of care to our residents
Administering medication in line with the Bupa medication policy and assist in keeping accurate records
Helping with training and supervision of new staff members to ensure they’re welcomed and supported
Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing and toileting
Supporting the Nurse to observe and review care planning needs, updating food, fluid and stool charts as well as supplementary files and daily notes
Building relationships with residents, their families, and external teams such as GPs and District Nurses
Supporting the team during activities and at meal times.

Who we’re looking for

You have previous experience working in a Senior Care Assistant role and want to make a difference to people’s lives. An NVQ3 in care (or equivalent) would be desirable and you will need to complete Bupa medication awareness training. From your experience, you’ll know there will be challenging days, but you’ll you also know you will laugh, joke, listen and make lasting memories with our residents as you get to know them. A great communicator, you’ll 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 
Uniform provided 
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. 

Want to know more? Check us out on Facebook and Twitter by searching for Bupa UK Careers. 

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 NameBupa Care Homes
Town/CityMiddlewich
CountyCheshire
PostcodeCW10 9BJ
Hourly Rate From9.66
Website Link / Email address to Applyhttps://bupa.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=NEW00EX&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon
Sector(s)Social Care

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