Senior Care Assistant - FT - Reading

Recruiter
Sunrise Senior Living
Location
Reading
Salary
£9.00 - £9.50/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working as part of a highly committed team at Sunrise the Senior Care Assistant is one of the fundamental roles within our communities. As Senior 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 Senior Care Assistant you will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. As Senior Care Assistant you will be responsible for the smooth running of the shift, you will assign specific tasks to the care assistants and monitor their completion. You will develop, review and update the residents personal care plan to meet their changing physical, social and psychological needs. You will promote high standards of care by ensuring all team members are trained and supervised appropriately and you will communicate professionally and warmly with visitors family members, and other health care professionals.
Our strength lies in the quality of our care and in turn the people we employ to deliver that care.
Key things about you;
NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualificationOne year experience in long term care or assisted living or home health preferredAbility to handle multiple prioritiesPossesses effective written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrates good judgement, problem solving and decision making skillsAbility to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerateExhibits a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for peopleAbility to work flexible hoursMedication administration training or/and a willingness to undertake training if requiredDemonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel)
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-centred 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
BENEFITS
28 days holiday including bank holidaysBank Holidays - Double time payment for approved hours workedCompany Sick PayPension - Employer contributionsChild Care VouchersLife Insurance'Your Choices staff discount scheme with a wide range of retailersCareer Development Training to recognised NVQ level in Health and Social careCycle to work schemeCar Share SchemeRefer a friend SchemeHeart & Soul company recognition awardSupport & development and a great environment to work inA strong team ethos - Every Sunrise team member is trained to understand the value of the Sunrise Senior Living mission, our Principles of Service and our Core Values, and to use them to guide interactions with residents and team members on a daily basis:Provide Excellent Service - Embrace Diversity - Celebrate the Achievements of Others - Encourage Team Spirit - Assume Best Intentions - Show Respect to All