Senior Care Assistant

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Mar-23

Closing Date: 16-Apr-23

Location: Surrey, GU4 7SU

Salary: £11.25 to £12.72 per hour

Senior Care Assistant

Senior Care Assistant

Bupa Ashley Park Care Home

The Street, West Clandon, Guildford GU4 7SU

CQC rating – Good

£11.25 – £12.72 per hour

We also offer a refer a friend bonus scheme

At Bupa Care Services, we want everyone to Love Working Here, to help us achieve this and measure colleague engagement we regularly check in with our teams through our People Pulse survey. We’re proud that at Ashley Park Care Home we’re achieving a world class level of colleague engagement – as measured by our survey provider, Glint in June 2022

Special care takes special people
As a Senior Care Assistant, we understand how crucial your role is to our home. Not only driving a team of Care Assistants that deliver high quality, personal care to our residents, but also inspiring, developing, and nurturing them to be their best every day. You’ll be motivated, positive and with great interpersonal skills, and you enjoy working in a close-knit team. You’re pivotal in running a unit, working with the Nurse to aid with clinical duties for the home.
You’ll have completed / be working towards an NVQ3 in care. We’re more than happy to support you in the completion of your qualification if needed. You’ll have previous experience of the role and knowledge of its rewards and challenges. Just as importantly, you will also have a passion for making a real difference to people’s lives, giving them the kindness, personalised support and dignity they need.
We’ll train you on all aspects of our new digital care, which is transforming how we work, making things easier and letting you focus on clinical excellence and care for our residents. And as healthcare experts for over 75 years, we’re committed to continually training you in the social care developments you need to do your job, learning from some of the best people in the industry. It’s an exciting time to be with us.

No day is the same, but it will include:

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

The added benefits of Bupa

As a Bupa employee you will also enjoy:

28 days holiday  
Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift 
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development and options for internal apprenticeship schemes 
Access to MyHealthcare which gives you quick, easy access to free 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
Additional health & wellbeing tools including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments 
NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support 
Healthcare Insurance Cash plan (after 18 months’ service) giving you the ability to claim on everyday treatments like dental, optical and private prescriptions
My Bupa Extras – discounts at your favourite retailers, plus a huge range of tools, content and information to support you with your wellbeing
Wagestream – Access your income before pay day, if and when you need it

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.