Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Closing date 
05/01/2020
Region 
South West
Town 
Cheltenham
Reference 
55609
Salary 
£9.00 to £9.28 per hour

Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Shaftesbury Place, Cheltenham

£9.00 to £9.28 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

Various part time hours available

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to join us in making a real difference to the lives of our residents, by helping them to achieve their goals and aspirations. You will be integral to ensuring our clients lead a happy and fulfilled lifestyle.

Located in a quiet, residential area of Cheltenham, Shaftesbury Place is a residential care home. It has 16 bedrooms and 2 flats, as well as 10 one-bedroom supported living flats. We provide both residential care and supported housing with care for 28 adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Building positive relationships
  • Providing full personal care to residents including toileting, bathing, dressing and administering medication
  • Managing nutrition by supporting residents to prepare and cook healthy meals
  • Maintaining security of the building through a door entry system and managing visitors
  • Cleaning, laundry and ironing
  • Responding to the nurse call buzzer
  • Duties will vary depending on residents’ needs

Skills and experiences:

  • QCF Health and Social Care level 2 or 3, or willing to work towards
  • Experience working with clients with physical or learning disabilities is preferable
  • A friendly and caring nature
  • Patient and understanding
  • Willingness to work as part of a team

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 per week

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

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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