Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Closing date 
29/09/2019
Region 
Greater London
Town 
London
Reference 
50862
Salary 
£9.07 to £9.54 per hour

Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

High Worple, London, HA2

£9.07 to £9.54 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

4 hours per week

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Situated just down the road from Roxbourne Park in Harrow, High Worple provides supported accommodation for five adults aged 18-65 who have learning 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 Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering sensitive care and expert support to our clients
  • Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments
  • Managing and implementing safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our clients
  • Sleep-ins (as and when required)
  • Providing personal care to clients, general cleaning and cooking are required

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
  • Verbal proficiency in English and one of the following: Gujarati or Hindi

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

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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