Senior Care Assistant (Nights) – Experience Required

Senior Care Assistant (Nights) Full Time Only – Experience Required

Heol Don Care Home, Heol Don, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2AU

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 Heol Don care home in Cardiff.

Working hours and salary
£8.87-£10.50 per hour
8pm-8am
Full time
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
  • 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

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

Heol Don provides residential and nursing care, as well as dementia care. The 78-bedroom home is in a peaceful, relaxing setting in a pleasant, residential area of Whitchurch in Cardiff, surrounded by a beautiful, landscaped garden.
Our sensory gardens, hair salon and cinema enrich the lives of our residents. Our qualified nurses and highly trained care assistants offer personalised care, 24 hours a day. Heol Don has spacious corridors and lifts that are large enough to accommodate a wheelchair.
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: HEO00B4_1611329920
Salary: £8.87 - £10.50 per hour
Salary From: £8.87
Salary To: £10.50
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Cardiff
Job Types: Permanent
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