Care Assistant (Days) – Experience Required

Care Assistant (Days)

Meadbank Care Home

12 Parkgate Rd, Battersea, London SW11 4NN

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 Meadbank care home in Battersea.

Working hours and salary
£8.72 per hour
12 hour shifts: 8am – 8pm
Full time/part time
What your typical day involves
  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care throughout the day. 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
  • Repositioning residents throughout the day 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

What’s in it for you?

  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
  • Your DBS Check (£44) 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 2 years’ 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.

About our home

Located in the heart of Battersea, with great transport links, Meadbank is one of our largest care homes – offering a variety of care from residential and nursing to supporting those living with all stages of dementia. Even as a large care home, Meadbank has a real family feel and the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence. From pet therapy to theatrical groups, the home organises a wide variety of activities meaning there’s no typical day here. As part of a long standing 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: MEA00F6_1604676253
Salary: Up to £8.72 per hour + Bupa benefits
Salary From: £8.72
Salary To: £8.72
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Battersea, London
Job Types: Permanent
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