Care Assistant
Southampton, Hampshire
4d ago

Care Assistant - OAK00LVDescription Care Assistant Bupa Care HomesFull-time and part-time and positions available Up to £9.

20ph + excellent benefits Oak Lodge Care Home - Southampton, SO15 2HA We know that family can come from anywhere. At Bupa Care Homes, it'sour privilege to care for people treating each resident as if they were partof our own family.

Right now, we’re looking for a caring individual to join ourfriendly team at Oak Lodge care home in Southampton. Working hours and salary Up to £9.

20 per hour Full-time and part-time positions availableWe offer 12 and 6 hour shifts What your typical day involves Assisting residents with personal care dutiessuch as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care throughout the day.

Providing the highest standards of care, you’ll champion the dignity, andindependence of all our residentsSupporting the Nurse or Senior Care Assistant tocomplete monthly and weekly checks to monitor the health of our residents andreporting any significant changesSupporting at meal times : serving meals andtransferring residents to the dining room.

This might involve supporting themto walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoistAttending planned activities : assisting theteam, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day tripsoutside the homeRepositioning residents throughout the day toensure they are comfortable and supportedAdmin duties : updating food, fluid and stoolcharts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans Who we’re looking for You’re someone that cares for others and wants to make a realdifference to people’s lives.

Ideally, you have some experience in a careenvironment, although this is not as essential, as training is provided. Youunderstand there will be challenging days, but you’ll also laugh, have fun andmake lasting memories with our residents.

A great communicator, you’ll enjoyworking in a close-knit team that feels like a family, with people from allwalks of life.

You’ll cherish the rewarding moments you have with our residentseach and every day. What’s in it for you? Comprehensive induction, on-going training anddevelopment, access to internal apprenticeship schemes Your DBS Check (£44) paid for Access to Wagestream - an app-based service thatoffers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings* NEST work place pension and Life assurance 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutorybank holidays) Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift Refer a friend bonus scheme Uniform providedSmile Everyday+ - a health and well-beingpackage giving access to 24 / 7 health lines along with access to aPhysiotherapist for muscle, joint and bone supportRetailer discounts, including interest freetravel ticket loans, discounted gym membership and discounts on Bupa dentalcareFree flu vaccine *Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.

Aboutour home Set in Southampton, near Bitterne Village, less than a mile from Bitterne Station, Oak Lodge provides residential, nursing and palliative care for those living with dementia and Parkinson's.

The home has a real family feel, where the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence - organising a wide variety of activities meaning there's no typical day here.

As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress. Who we are As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes, retirementvillages, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world.

Aswell as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We’re a big company butno matter what business area you’re in, our purpose is simple helping peoplelive longer, healthier, happier lives.

And we have belief in you to help us achieve it. Want to know more? Check us out onFacebook and Twitter by searching for Bupa UK Careers.

Bupa iscommitted to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment,promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications,regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital orcivil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic ornational origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Work Locations : Oak Lodge 45 Freemantle Common Road Southampton SO19 7NGUnposting Date : 02-Apr-2020, 10 : 59 : 00 PMSalary Amount : up to £9.20

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