Dementia Care Assistant - NIGHTS

Sunrise Senior Living
£8.60 - £9.35/hour
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
If you want to enjoy our fantastic benefits including highly competitive rates (up to £9.35 per hour), flexible working, travel scheme financial support (or transport service from Surbiton and Kingston railway stations) and Employer discount shopping schemes including weekly groceries shopping, apply for this post now!

Working as part of a highly committed team at Sunrise the Care Assistant is one of the key and fundamental roles within our communities. As Care Assistant you will put the residents care and well being at the heart of everything you do. At Sunrise we pride ourselves on the warmth and support we provide to our residents and their families. We promote independence, dignity and quality of life at all times in a person centred caring and supportive environment.

As Care Assistant in our Dementia neighbouhood you will build meaningful relationships with a specified number of residents and their families as you provide assistance with activities of daily living, you will attend to individual care needs and get to know their unique preferences and personalities. You will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will help serve food in the dining room, complete dining room clean-up and tidy resident's room. For the Dementia Care Assistant role you will be able to use Dementia Techniques to validate and recognise each individual resident.

Our strength lies in the quality of our care and in turn the people we employ to deliver that care.

Key things about you;

* Experience preferred but not essential -however a caring and compassionate attitude is.

* NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification

* Effective written and verbal communication skills

* Medication administration training and/or a willingness to undertake training if required

* Must be able to work flexible hours

* Must be at least 18 years of age

Sunrise is an award-winning provider of high quality residential and dementia care. From the moment you step into our beautiful grounds you know you are somewhere special. We Have 27 locations across the UK and continue to expand and grow our proposition.

Working at Sunrise Senior Living is truly a unique career experience. As one of the country's most forward-thinking Senior Living companies, we take pride in providing the resources you need to make a real difference in our residents' lives. Our resident-centered approach to quality care is key to how we operate. We invite you to contribute your talents as part of the team that is elevating Sunrise to an entirely new level to serve even more seniors and their families here in the UK

Care Assistant positions are available in both our Assisted Living and Dementia care Units