Care Assistant (Nights)

Bupa UK

Job Description

 

Care Assistant (Nights)  

The Kensington Care Home, 

40/46 Ladbroke Road, Notting Hill, L

ondon W11 3PH

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 The Kensington care home in London.

Working hours and salary  

£8.21 to £9.05 per hour

11 pm till 11 am 

Full time 39 hrs per week 

What your typical day involves

  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care throughout the night. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheel chair or using a hoist. 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
  • Repositioning residents throughout the night 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. Ideally, you have some experience in a care environment, although this is not as essential, as training is provided. You understand there will be challenging days, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents. 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 (£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 work place pension and Life assurance
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Smile Everyday+ - a health and well-being package giving access to 24/7 health lines along with access to a Physiotherapist for muscle, joint and bone support
  • Retailer discounts, including interest free travel ticket loans, discounted gym membership and discounts on Bupa dental care
  • Free flu vaccine

*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.

About our home

Whether for short stays, f

or the day or moving in to start a new chapter of life, residents come to us here in Notting Hill for a wide range of care including residential, nursing, dementia and Parkinson’s care.

Our comfortable home is set in an elegant period house, in a spot so peaceful that it’s hard to believe we’re in the heart of London. A favourite feature is our amazing conservatory where residents have their meals which are prepared by our own chefs with a hostess service.

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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