Senior Care Assistant - FT - Altrincham

Sunrise Senior Living
£8.36 - £9.02/Hour
02 Dec 2017
09 Dec 2017
Contract Type
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.
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 judgment, 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) 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.