Care and Support Assistant

Closing date 
26/07/2019
Region 
South East
Town 
Aylesbury
Reference 
43378
Salary 
£8.66 to £9.11 per hour

Care and Support Assistant

Pennefather Court, Aylesbury

£8.66 to £9.11 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

36 hours per week

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Pennefather Court is a small residential home for 16 adults with physical or 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:

  • Providing one to one support to individuals with physical and learning difficulties
  • Assisting with activities throughout the day
  • Helping residents access the local community
  • Keeping confidential records up to date

Skills and experiences:

  • A compassionate nature and desire to engage with residents
  • Previous experience in a care role is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided
  • The ability to adapt to situations and work varying shift patterns
  • Basic computer skills are required for online training

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 matching contributions from Sanctuary, up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 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 schemes
  • 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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