Support Assistant

Closing date 
22/07/2019
Region 
East Midlands
Town 
Leicester
Reference 
48951
Salary 
£8.68 per hour

Support Assistant

Lyndon Lodge, Leicester

£8.68 per hour (rising to £9.14 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 Hours per week

We are seeking a Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Lyndon Lodge is a supported living service with 7 en-suite bedrooms, communal living, kitchen and dining area, based close to local amenities. 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 Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, hands-on person centred care and support service which enables and empowers our clients
  • Ensuring that clients are supported by developing their daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, shopping and being part of their community
  • Working with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our clients

Skills and experiences:

  • Ideally, you will have experience of working with vulnerable people in the mental health sector, however candidates with enthusiasm, a real passion for the role and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply, as we are committed to delivering a tailored training programme
  • Initiative and assertiveness will also be key to your success, as you will be required to source innovative solutions to problems that allow independence to be maximised
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills, allowing you to form positive relationships with people

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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • 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

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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