Jobs and Careers Autumn 2017 - 100
SENIOR CARE ASSISTANT,
SUNRISE OF SOUTHBOURNE
Why looking after others is the
most rewarding career of all
unrise Senior Living UK and
Gracewell Healthcare are
leading providers of high-quality
care for seniors, in 43 prime locations
across England and south Wales.
The organisation is committed to
providing the very highest standards
for its residents, and believes that
there is so much potential for talented
individuals to pursue a career in care.
Gracewell Healthcare in
Newbury provides a
Jackie started her career in the
Royal Navy as a radio operator,
then progressed through various
roles in sales and management
before setting up a butcher's
shop with her husband. She
knew about her local care home,
Sunrise of Southbourne in Dorset,
but hadn't considered a career in
care because she felt there was an
unnecessary stigma attached to it.
It was only when Jackie
began looking after her elderly
mother that she realised care
work was judged far below
its real value to society and
applied for a job with Sunrise.
The company recognised her
potential worth and the training
she subsequently received
saw her progress quickly to
become a senior care assistant.
"Care isn't just about medical
support, says Jackie. "It's �irst
and foremost about building
relationships with residents."
Do you enjoy helping others and making
a huge positive difference to their lives?
Sunrise and Gracewell know that great care
starts with great people. Providing quality
care tailored to the wishes and needs of each
individual is their focus, and its teams always
go the extra mile to brighten a resident's day.
Both care providers pride themselves
on being an employer of choice, offering a
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