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Domiciliary Care Assistants
Richmond Painswick



Contract: 2 x 18 hours

Start:

Deadline: 31st August 2020

Reference: DCA-18-PW-LM



Description

As a Domiciliary Care Assistant at a Richmond Village, you’ll help residents to truly get the most out of life and in return we’ll support you to get the most out of your career. More than just retirement living, Richmond Villages offer an aspirational lifestyle to our residents – set in beautiful grounds, our residents all live within walking distance of each other. We’re currently looking for Domiciliary Care Assistants to promote and support the physical, emotional and social wellbeing of our residents at Richmond Painswick.

   

What your typical day involves

  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care in their own homes within the Village. Providing the highest standards of care, you’ll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents
  • Supporting at mealtimes where appropriate
  • Helping to promote mental and physical activity of residents through talking to them, supporting them to walk, engaging in hobbies and interests or enabling them to participate in organised activities, where appropriate
  • Answering emergency calls when care alert system is activated
  • Working with the Domiciliary Care Manager and other external professionals such as GPs, Chiropodists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists where appropriate
  • Admin duties: keeping accurate records - maintaining full documentation at all times to show care given, activities and any changes to their health
 

Who we’re looking for

 

Ideally, you’ll have experience of working in a care/dementia setting or you may have a Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent, however this isn’t essential as full training will be provided. Above all, you’ll be passionate for caring for others, respecting people’s choices and always putting their safety and welfare first. A great listener with a positive outlook, you’re confident talking to both residents and their families and understand that confidentiality is very important in what we do. Always ready to lead by example and support the wider team, you’ll deliver care with dignity and compassion and working to put a smile on our residents’ face every day.

 

What we’ll offer you in return

 
  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes including Care Leadership & Management Level 5
  • 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 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.

   

Who we are

 

Situated on the southern slopes of Painswick (Gloucestershire) in the beautiful Cotswolds, this state-of-the-art village surrounded by stunning scenery provides all the benefits of a socially active community, including: a roof top restaurant, wellness spa with pool and beauty treatments, beautifully designed architecture and landscaped gardens.  Our accommodation ranges from luxury village apartments to our on-site care home providing the very best 24-hour nursing care.

 

For more than 20 years Richmond have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living and part of Bupa; a leading healthcare group. Bupa run care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world, as well as providing insurance to over 16 million people and their purpose is simple – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

 

All offers are subject to a DBS Check.

 

To apply

For further information or to arrange a visit to the village, please contact 01452 813902 or send a covering letter and CV to PainswickCareers@richmond-villages.com

   

Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. 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.

Salary

£8.66 - £8.79 depending on experience

Contact Us

Email Lorraine Mills at PainswickCareers@richmond-villages.com for more details