Senior Dementia Carer

Hylton Road, Millfield, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 7AB
Hylton Road, Millfield Sunderland Tyne & Wear SR4 7AB
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Senior Carer
Shift Type
Mixed (Days & Nights)
Shift Structure
Full Time - Flexible Day & Night Shifts
Pay
Up to £10.70 p/h

Extraordinary People, Exceptional Care

Are you a Senior Carer, or Care Assistant with a passion for Dementia Care, looking for a new opportunity with an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your professional goals and aspirations?

Hourly rate – £10.70

Working hours/pattern – Days and Nights available

  • 08:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs (Days)
  • 20:00 hrs – 08:00 hrs (Nights)

Location – Hylton Road, Millfield, Sunderland, SR4 7AB

The Role:

As a Senior Dementia Carer you will have responsibility for the delivery of exceptional care to a designated group of residents. The Senior Dementia Carer will ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity, and that all interventions are delivered with empathy, and focus on strengths of the resident.

You will need to be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in appropriate leisure activities and activities in daily living.

About you:

You will be an ambassador of Orchard Care Homes, liaising with GPs, health professionals and the residents’ families and friends, always promoting a professional and caring image of the home whilst championing our 6 core values; Enjoy Life, Welcoming, Kind, Professional, Positive and Respectful.

Whilst it’s not imperative that you have a Level 3 qualification in health and social care, you need to possess your Level 2 and have a desire to achieve your Level 3 via our career pathway.

About us:

Welcome to Ashlea Lodge Care Home - A specialist residential and dementia residential care home in Millfield, Sunderland.

Rated Good by our regulators CQC, Ashlea Lodge Care Home is located near the heart of Sunderland city centre in the parish of Millfield. It is a two-storey modern care home that provides specialist care for older people, many of whom are living with dementia. Our Care Home was rated ‘Gold’ standard by Sunderland Council in 2018 and was listed in the ‘Top 20 Care Homes North East England 2018’.

Orchard Care Homes has a strong reputation in the care industry for running and managing care homes across the UK.  We have over 15 years of experience, running 24 care homes across the North and Midlands.

Benefits;

  • Excellent training and progression opportunities, from day one, with career pathways to enable you to grow and develop
  • Recognition schemes, such as ‘Making a Difference’
  • Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • Access to our fantastic Employee assistance programme in association with BUPA that provides 24/7 support

Covid Measures:

Orchard Care Homes value the safety of our residents and staff above all else with over 80% having now received both vaccinations. Our staff received regular Covid tests to protect their wellbeing and both our staff and residents are among the first wave of people to receive the Covid vaccine in the UK.


At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.