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Dementia Senior Care Assistant - FT

Posted 8 November by Sunrise Senior Living Limited Ended

RATE OF PAY BETWEEN £8.36 AND £9.02 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE

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 qualification

  • One year experience in long term care or assisted living or home health preferred

  • Comfortable working with residents in our dementia neighbourhood.

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

  • Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills

  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate

  • Exhibits a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people

  • Ability to work flexible hours

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

  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel)

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.

BENEFITS

  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

  • Bank Holidays - Double time payment for approved hours worked

  • Company Sick Pay

  • Pension - Employer contributions

  • Child Care Vouchers

  • Life Insurance

  • 'Your Choices 'staff discount scheme with a wide range of retailers

  • Career Development Training to recognised NVQ level in Health and Social care

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Car Share Scheme

  • Refer a friend Scheme

  • Heart & Soul company recognition award

  • Support & development and a great environment to work in

Reference: 33750390

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