Night Care and Support Assistant

Closing date 
27/11/2018
Region 
East Anglia
Town 
Bury St Edmunds
Reference 
41686
Salary 
£8.03 to £8.28 per hour

Night Care and Support Assistant

Hilltop House, Bury St. Edmunds

£8.03 to £8.28 per hour (dependent on qualifications) plus 10% allowance for all hours worked as DRP

35 hours per week – 4 nights on, 4 nights off shift pattern, 9.30pm-7.30am

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Hilltop House provides long-term supported living accommodation for up to 12 adults with physical disabilities. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Night 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 undertaking risk assessments
  • Shifts will include lone working

Skills and experiences:

  • Person-centred approach ideally with experience of working in a similar care related role
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health & Social Care, or willing to work towards

Why work for us?

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 and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 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
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

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