Care Assistant - Full Training provided

Recruiter
Sunrise Senior Living Limited & Gracewell Healthcare
Location
Peasmarsh
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
14 Nov 2019
Closes
14 Dec 2019
Ref
1190341650
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you passionate about delivering first class care, and wanting to join a friendly, recognition & development driven team?

Sunrise of Guildford are recruiting for a Care Assistant (Full time or part time based on your preference), to join our Reminiscence team and earn up to £10.20 per hour (depending on experience).

We provide leading benefits such as subsidised meals, free parking, discounts on food, retail, holidays, full training and development and much more!

About the Role

Previous experience within the Care sector is not essential as we provide full comprehensive training. As an organisation we are extremely proud of the training and career development that we offer to all our team members. It's really important for us and our residents to ensure that you to feel fully confident and comfortable in your role.

All our new care team members undergo a 2 week induction programme including eLearning, commencement of your care certificate underpinning knowledge of 15 standards and practical sessions which include Memory Care Pathway, Falls documentation training, Dining experience and Allergen, Basic Care and Customer Service skills. We also arrange competency and shadow shifts as part of your training. Our Management team and Senior Care Assistants will be there every step of your career to guide and support you grow.

Working as part of a highly committed Care 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 supportive care 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.

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
  • 'Yourchoices' 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.

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.

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