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Full Time
£8.20 - £10 / hour

Job Description

About you

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 wellbeing 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 always in a person centred caring and supportive environment.

As Care Assistant in our Dementia neighbourhood you will build meaningful relationships with a specified number of residents and their families as you provide assistance with activities of daily living. You will attend to individual care needs and get to know their unique preferences and personalities. You will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will help serve food in the dining room, complete dining room clean-up and tidy resident's room. For the Dementia Care Assistant role, you will be able to use Dementia Techniques to validate and recognise each individual resident.

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.

About you

Our strength lies in the quality of our care and in turn the people we employ to deliver that care.

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

What we will give you

We believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role. You'll receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the business.

We continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including.

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Competitive pay enhancements
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green travel plan
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Good Samaritan Fund
  • Heart & Soul company recognition programme
  • 'Your choices' voluntary benefits - employee discounted scheme
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Long service awards
  • Recognition programmes
  • Study support
  • Ongoing career development training
  • Free Uniforms
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised meals

About us

Step inside a Sunrise care home and you'll know you've arrived somewhere special. For over three decades we've made each care home a vibrant place where independence, choice, dignity and the highest standards of care are valued above all else.

Sunrise Senior Living delivers resident-centred care services to well over 2,000 residents in the UK. The Sunrise philosophy is founded on encouraging independence, preserving dignity, enabling freedom of choice and protecting the privacy of each resident. This approach reflects the company's mission, which has remained unchanged since the business was founded in 1981: "to champion quality of life for all seniors".

In addition to 25 UK care homes, Sunrise has hundreds of other communities in the USA and Canada. Each care home offers personalised care services based on individual need. These range from basic care and help with the tasks of everyday living to more intensive nursing care in those care homes that are registered to provide nursing. Every care home includes a Reminiscence neighbourhood, dedicated to the needs of residents living with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.

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