Senior Care Assistant - Days
Sunrise of Edgbaston

Job Reference: 012091

Location: Sunrise of Edgbaston

Closing Date: 30/11/2021

Salary: £10.40 - £11.50

Employment Type: Full Time

You care for them, we’ll care for you
Join our home and provide the very best care to our residents. Build your skills and receive great benefits.
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to join our team at Sunrise of Edgbaston in Birmingham..

About the role
As Senior Care Assistant you will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the shift and will assign specific tasks to the care assistants and monitor their completion. You will develop, review and update residents’ personal care plan to meet their changing physical, social and psychological needs. 

The Senior Care Assistant 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.

About you
We’re looking for caring, compassionate individuals who can manage a team, solve problems, show good judgement and communicate with all sorts of people.

For this role, successful candidates will have:

  • NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • You’ll have at least one year’s experience in long term care, assisted living or healthcare
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Medication administration training or/and a willingness to undertake training if required
  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel)
  • Had both COVID-19 Vaccinations, or be willing to have both. (This becomes government legislation on 11th November 2021)

Why should you work for us?
As well as a competitive salary we offer some great benefits including:

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Workplace Pension
  • Ongoing career training and development
  • A fantastic range of discounts and offers from many high street/ online retailers
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Recognising great work through our ‘Heart & Soul’ awards scheme
  • Wellbeing services, financial loans and more
  • Long service awards

We’re also committed to helping you progress and grow, with regular training, development opportunities and study support. If you want to build a successful career in care, we’re the best place to start.

To find out more about what it’s like to work at a Sunrise care home click here

How to apply:
If this sounds like a job for you, and you are interested in applying for this vacancy we would like to hear from you, please click the ‘apply now’ button and one of our team will be in contact with you very soon.

Salary is dependent on experience.

Please Note:  Sunrise & Gracewell are committed to creating COVID-19 safe environments for our residents and team members.  As of 11th November it will become Government legislation that everyone working in a care home must have had both Covid-19 vaccinations and be fully vaccinated before starting work.  If you have not already had a vaccination please consider this when applying to work for roles in care.  It is worth noting that if you have not had your 1st dose of vaccine by the 16th September 2021 this could delay any start date due to the time required for full vaccination.

 

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