BUPA Care Services targets older recruits

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Major provider BUYPA Care Services has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at older employees. Bupa would particularly like to hear from candidates in South Bedfordshire, Glasgow, Surrey and Leicester. National recruitment manager Lucy Brewer said the company aims to recruit nurses, carers, housekeepers, catering assistants and other support staff to work in some of its 246 care homes around the UK, and would particularly like to hear from applicants over the age of 50. “We are looking for older applicants because we value the maturity and experience they bring to their roles,” Ms Brewer said. “A job in one of our care homes would particularly suit someone who may have been out of the job market for a while or is seeking flexible working hours to fit in with their family commitments. BUPA Care Services has a tradition of employing older employees. In its care homes it employs more than 4,000 people over the age of 50; more than 750 over the age of 60 and 235 over the age of 65. As one of the largest organis

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