Support Assistant - Bank

Closing date 
22/11/2018
Region 
West Midlands
Town 
Burton-on-Trent
Reference 
42176
Salary 
£8.28 per hour

Support Assistant – Bank

Epworth House, Burton on Trent

£8.28 per hour (rising to £8.72 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Hours as and when required

We are seeking a Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Epworth House provides 13 self-contained apartments for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities, who require help and support with their everyday needs. 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 Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, hands-on person centred care and support service which enables and empowers our clients
  • Ensuring that clients are supported by developing their daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, shopping and being part of their community
  • Working with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our clients

Skills and experiences:

  • Ideally, you will have experience of working with vulnerable people, however candidates with enthusiasm , a real passion for the role, and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply as we are committed to delivering a tailored training program
  • Initiative and assertiveness will also be key to your success, as you will be required to source innovative solutions to problems that allow independence to be maximised
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills, allowing you to form positive relationships with people

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 and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

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:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities. Images used on our website and literature may be representative and are for illustration purposes only.

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