Support Assistant

Closing date 
27/10/2019
Region 
East Midlands
Town 
Leicester
Reference 
53807
Salary 
£8.68 per hour

Night Support Assistant – Part Time

Sycamore Court, Leicester

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

20 hours per week, Monday to Sunday on a rota basis

We are seeking a Night Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. At Sycamore Court, we provide long-term supported housing for adults with learning disabilities who are aged 18-65. 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 Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing full personal care to residents, including; toileting, bathing, dressing, and medication
  • Maintaining security of the building through door entry system and managing visitors
  • Cleaning, laundry and ironing
  • Responding to the nurse call buzzer
  • Duties will vary depending on residents’ needs

Skills and experiences:

  • Ideally you will have experience of working with vulnerable adults with learning difficulties, however candidates with enthusiasm and 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 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

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here

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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