Dementia Senior Care Assistant - FT - Virginia Water

Sunrise Senior Living
Virginia Water
£9.00 - £9.50/Hour
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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 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. 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 resident's 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 in