Night Care and Support Assistant

Closing date 
06/03/2019
Region 
South East
Town 
Winslow
Reference 
43348
Salary 
£8.26 per hour

Night Care and Support Assistant

Shaftesbury Court, Winslow

£8.26 per hour to £8.69 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

40 hours per week – 4 nights a week, 9.30pm-7.30am shifts with every other weekend off

We are seeking a Night Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Shaftesbury Court provides 17 residential places for adults with learning disabilities, some of whom have a dual mental health diagnosis. 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 personal care to residents such as washing, dressing and continence support
  • Some hands-on moving and handling duties
  • Undertaking cleaning tasks whilst residents are asleep
  • Updating and filing paperwork
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments

Skills and experiences:

  • Some experience of working in a similar care related role is desirable
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • A genuine caring attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is essential

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, 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 us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • 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 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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