Care Assistant (Bank)

Care Assistant (Bank)

Elmstead Care Home

104 Elmstead Ln, Chislehurst BR7 5EL

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 Elmstead care home in Chislehurst.

Working hours and salary
£8.72 per hour
Shift Patterns: 8am – 8pm/ 8pm- 8am
Full time/part time available
What your typical day involves
  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care. Providing the highest standards of care, you’ll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents
  • 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
  • Supporting at meal times: serving meals and transferring residents to the dining room. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
  • Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home (day shift only)
  • Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported
  • Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans
Who we’re looking for

You’re someone that cares for others and wants to make a real difference to people’s lives, with experience working in a care setting. 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. You’ll cherish the rewarding moments you have with our residents each and every day.

What’s in it for you?
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
  • Uniform provided
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme

About our home

Outside Chislehurst, Elmstead is under a 10 minute walk from Elmstead Woods train station and is easily accessible via the 314 bus route with a bus stop just outside the home. The team provide short term and long term residential care including for those living with dementia. With a real family feel, 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, 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 we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
Bupa is committed 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 or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Job Information

Job Reference: ELM00MB_1598559008
Salary: Up to £8.72 per hour + Bupa benefits
Salary From: £8.72
Salary To: £8.72
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Chislehurst, Kent
Job Types: Permanent
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