Senior Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Closing date 
26/08/2019
Region 
North West
Town 
Prenton
Reference 
49291
Salary 
£8.93 per hour

Senior Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Tollemache Respite Service, Prenton

£8.93 per hour (rising to £9.40 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

20 hours per week

We are seeking a Senior Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. At Tollemache Road, we provide short-term respite care for adults aged 18-65, who have learning disabilities and complex/high 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 of care staff.

The role of Senior Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Leading a team of Care and Support Assistants
  • Providing personal care and supporting clients in maximising their independence and personal potential
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments as well as managing and implementing safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our clients
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience supervising staff is desirable
  • Person-centred approach with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to form positive relationships with people from varied backgrounds
  • Recent experience of working in a similar role with vulnerable people
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

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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