Care and Support Assistant - Bank

Closing date 
23/01/2019
Region 
East Midlands
Town 
Wellingborough
Reference 
42985
Salary 
£8.03 to £8.28 per hour

Care and Support Assistant - Bank

Southwood House, Wellingborough

£8.03 to £8.28 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

Hours as and when required

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Southwood House is a home for 14 adults with physical disabilities. We pride ourselves on treating people as individuals so all of our residents have care plans tailored to their individual medical, social and emotional needs. 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 Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, person-centred care and support service in line with client needs
  • Delivering expert support to clients including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community as well as empowering them to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments
  • Implementing safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our clients

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 Level 2 in Health and 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:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter

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