Bank Care and Support Assistant
Shaftesbury Court, Winslow
Hours as and when required
Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However, you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.
Are you a friendly and dedicated person looking for a rewarding Career?
Do you want a role where no two days are the same and you will be making a real impact to the lives of our clients? Are you passionate about supporting people? Can you work under pressure and manage challenging situations?
If this sounds like you then we may have your perfect opportunity!
We are looking for candidates with a passion for supporting people with complex needs to live as independently as possible, someone who values kindness and patience and who treats others with dignity and respect. Our philosophy is simple; to give our residents a high standard of living within modern surroundings.
Situated in the market town of Winslow, Shaftesbury Court is a residential care home containing 4 flats, each with 4 bedrooms. We provide residential care and support for 16 adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities, some of whom have a dual mental health diagnosis.
We provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression. Sanctuary has their own Learning and Development Academy, who provide a wide range of training courses, open to all.
Sanctuary also has a great employee Rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.
If you’re a person who celebrates differences, and strives to treat others with dignity and respect, this is a great opportunity to join our like-minded, hardworking, and resident-focused team. We value our team, encouraging learning and development and supporting each other.
Read more about Shaftesbury Court here
The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:Providing a high quality, personalised care and support service Delivering expert support to residents including the sensitive delivery of personal care and managing medication Encouraging residents to lead fulfilling lives by building positive relationships and developing hobbies and interests Managing nutrition and hydration needs Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments
Skills and experiences:Personalised approach, ideally with experience within a similar, care related role Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude Strong organisational skills, as well as functional literacy and numeracy Good communication skills, allowing you to build relationships with residents Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards is essential
Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?
We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.
We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.
Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?
As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:Health and well-being plans A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers A wide range of learning and development opportunities £10.47 per hour
We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here
Read the full job profile here
Closing Date: 09 October 2022
We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.
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Building Equality and Diversity
Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for. Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.