Senior Care Assistant (Days & Nights)

Senior Care Assistant (Days & Nights)

Dene Place Care Home,Ripley Ln, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6JW

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 Dene Place Care Home in West Horsley.

Working hours and salary
Up to £11.39 Per Hour
8am – 8pm 8am – 2pm 2pm – 8pm 8pm – 8am
Full time & Part time roles available
The home is only accessible by car therefore subsidised taxis are provided by the home. The pick-up points are Leatherhead and Guildford station. You will need to get to these locations and then the home will organise a taxi to collect you. After work, you’ll be dropped off back at these locations.
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
  • Administering medication in line with the Bupa medication policy and assist in keeping accurate records
  • 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, you’ll likely have an NVQ3 in care or equivalent and 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. You’ll cherish the rewarding moments you have with our residents each and every day.

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.

About our home
Outside Leatherhead, in West Horsley, Dene Place sits on Ripley Lane near Hatchlands Park. Only accessible by car, we can support you with getting to and from work by providing a subsidised taxi service with pick up and drop off points at Leatherhead and Guildford train stations. The home offers a range of nursing and residential care, including short stays. There are beautiful woodland areas and gardens to explore on your break, or you can pop next door to help out at the allotments. The team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence – regularly celebrating special events or key dates with a party – meaning there’s no typical day here. Tranquil surroundings and fresh countryside air in a place that feels like home, makes for a lovely environment to work in.
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.

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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: DEN00CY_1629962832
Salary: £9.25 - £11.39 per hour
Salary From: £9.25
Salary To: £11.39
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Leatherhead, Surrey
Job Types: Permanent
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