• Assisted Living Care Assistant - FT

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(15.05.2018 4:30 PM)
    Job Number
    2018-72553
    Community Name
    Sunrise of Guildford
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Locations
    UK-Guildford, Surrey
  • JOB OVERVIEW

    Working as part of a highly committed team at Sunrise the Care Assistant is one of the key and fundamental roles within our communities. As 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 Care Assistant you will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will help with transporting residents to appointments and activities outside of the community, serve food in the dining room, complete dining room clean-up and tidy resident’s room.

    The rate of pay for this role is £8.20 - £10 per hour (depending on experience).  In addition, we love to look after our colleagues with fantastic benefits – from subsidised meals and free parking to life insurance, high street discounts and fantastic training and development (please see below for a full list of these).

    Even if you don’t drive, we are conveniently located 15 minutes walk from Farncombe train station and have fantastic bus links from Guildford, Aldershot and Farnborough with the bus stop located right outside Sunrise.

    RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS

    Assisted Living provides people focused services for seniors in spacious and secure communities. We need a cheerful, compassionate person to carry out a wide range of general and personal care tasks, offering our residents emotional as well as physical support. Sound judgement, initiative and problem solving ability are extremely important. The ability to read, write and communicate in English will also be vital.

     

    Key things about you;

    • Experience preferred but not essential –however a caring and compassionate attitude is.
    • NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Medication administration training and/or a willingness to undertake training if required
    • Must be able to work flexible hours
    • Must be at least 18 years of age

    ABOUT SUNRISE

    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-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

    Care Assistant positions are available in both our Assisted Living and Dementia care Units.

    BENEFITS

    • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
    • Bank Holidays – Double time payment for approved hours worked
    • Company Sick Pay
    • Pension – Employer contributions
    • Life Insurance
    • Career Development Training to recognised NVQ level in Health and Social care
    • Free Uniforms
    • Free parking
    • Subsidised meals
    • 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

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