Night Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Closing date 
16/09/2019
Region 
East Anglia
Town 
Ipswich
Reference 
50223
Salary 
£8.42 to £8.68 per hour

Night Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Sidegate Lane Nursing Home, Ipswich

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

20 hours per week – 10 hour night shifts, to include weekend shifts on a rota basis

We are currently recruiting for a Night Care and Support Assistant to provide personal care and support to our residents at Sidegate Lane. Sidegate Lane Nursing Home supports 24 people with mental health needs and/or dementia in a homely environment with personalised care and support. If you want to make a real difference in people’s lives, are someone who values kindness and patience and who treats others with dignity and respect, then 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 personalised care and support service
  • Delivering expert support to residents including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community
  • Supporting residents to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments

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 and Social Care, or willing to work towards

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 and floating support and telecare services. 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 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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 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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