Senior Care and Support Assistant - Temporary for up to 12 months

Closing date 
24/07/2019
Region 
South East
Town 
Aylesbury
Reference 
48837
Salary 
£9.37 per hour

Senior Care and Support Assistant - Temporary for up to 12 months

Pennefather Court, Aylesbury

£9.37 per hour (rising to £9.87 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

37.5 hours per week – Rota based shift pattern including weekends

We are seeking a Senior 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 Senior Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Leading a small team of staff, ensuring residents are being supported in the best way possible
  • Supporting individuals with physical and learning disabilities with every aspect of their day-to-day living
  • Developing and maintaining care plans, updating them routinely
  • Administering medication, ordering stock and repeat prescriptions and returning medication to the pharmacy
  • May be required to cover occasional night shifts in absence of night staff

Skills and experiences:

  • NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • Previous experience in a similar role providing support to people with physical or learning disabilities
  • Previous experience supervising a team
  • A compassionate nature and desire to engage with residents
  • 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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • 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

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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