Night Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Closing date 
26/03/2019
Region 
West Midlands
Town 
Stoke-on-Trent
Reference 
44962
Salary 
£8.03 per hour

Night Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Eastgate, Stoke-on-Trent

£8.03 per hour (rising to £8.28 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) - Subject to April 2019 pay review

20 hours per week – varying night shift patterns to meet the needs of our clients

We are seeking a Night Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Eastgate is a residential care home for up to 11 adults aged between 18 and 65, with a range of learning disabilities and complex needs. Through day-to-day personalised support, we help clients with disabilities and complex needs to achieve good physical and emotional health, improve their well-being and quality of life. 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 a high quality person-centred care and support service to manage complex needs, challenging behaviour, and degenerative conditions
  • Delivering expert support to clients, including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community as well as empowering them to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices, undertaking risk assessments and managing the implementation of safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our clients

Skills and experiences:

  • Person-centred approach ideally with experience of working in a similar care related role
  • Experience of relevant Health and Safety legislation and basic hygiene standards
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is essential
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills with an approachable attitude

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
  • 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 position is 37.5 hours

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

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