Dementia Senior Care Assistant - NIGHTS - Altrincham

Recruiter
Sunrise Senior Living
Location
Altrincham
Salary
£8.36 - £9.02/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
10 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RATE OF PAY BETWEEN £8.36 AND £9.02 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE
As Senior Care Assistant in our dementia care neighbourhood you will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will be able to use dementia techniques to validate and recognise the need of each individual resident. 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 preferredComfortable working with residents in our dementia neighbourhood.Ability 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) BENEFITS28 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 in