Care and Support Assistant - Weekends

Closing date 
23/07/2019
Region 
East Anglia
Town 
Lowestoft
Reference 
46467
Salary 
to £8.68 per hour

Care and Support Assistant

Clover Court, Lowestoft

£8.42 to £8.68 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

36 hours per week

Do you want to work in an award winning team? Clover Court was very proud to win the Suffolk Care Award for Promoting Dignity and Respect in Every Day life and we are we are currently recruiting for Female Care and Support Assistants to provide personal care and support to people living with physical disabilities at Clover Court.

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a positive environment with a dedicated team who value the individuals they support and make a difference in people’s lives every day. Recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, Clover Court has 20 self-contained apartments supporting adults, who have a range of physical disabilities. We are looking for individuals who want to make a real difference in people’s lives. The role of Care and Support Assistant gives you the opportunity to support people with a physical disability to make the most of their daily lives. 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. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, come and join our established and experienced team.

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality person-centred care and support service
  • Delivering expert support to clients including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community
  • Empowering residents to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices and undertake risk assessments
  • Implement safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our clients

Skills and experiences:

  • Person-centred 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 clients
  • 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 desirable

Due to the sensitive needs of our clients we can only consider female applicants. Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

Clover Court recently won a Suffolk Care Awards in the category Promoting Dignity and Respect in Everyday Life. Find out more here (http://suffolkcareawards.com/winners.html)

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:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary Supported Living up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary

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