Support Assistant

Closing date 
25/06/2019
Region 
Yorkshire and Humberside
Town 
Barnsley
Reference 
48108
Salary 
£8.68 per hour

Support Assistant – Part Time

Barnsley Floating Support Service, Barnsley

£8.68 per hour (rising to £9.14 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

21.5 hours per week

We are seeking a Support Assistant with passion and drive to provide support, enabling our clients with a range of complex needs to achieve their potential and live more independently within their community. High Street consists of fully furnished rooms and three flats within a quiet area of Barnsley, where you will work alongside a dedicated staff team with a passion for the work they deliver.

The role of Support Assistant will include:

  • Enabling and empowering clients by providing a high quality, hands on and person centred care and support service
  • Supporting clients to develop their daily living skills including cooking, cleaning, shopping and being an active part of the community
  • Sourcing innovative solutions to problems that allow clients independence to be maximised
  • Working with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our clients

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working with vulnerable people is ideal, however, candidates with enthusiasm, real passion and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to be assertive will be key to your success
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload, calling upon your strong organisational skills
  • Good listening skills and the ability to solve problems, allowing you to form positive relationships with people

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

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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