Night Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Closing date 
25/02/2019
Region 
Greater London
Town 
London
Reference 
43723
Salary 
£8.65 per hour

Night Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Ashley Cooper House, London, SW9

£8.65 per hour (rising to £9.11 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

20 hours per week – 9.30pm-7.30am on a rota basis

We are seeking a Night Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Ashley Cooper House is a purpose-built home for 16 adults with a range of physical and 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 Night Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality person-centred care and support service
  • Delivering expert support to clients including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community
  • Promoting safe practices and undertake risk assessments
  • Managing the implement 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 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 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 matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 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 us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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