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Title:  Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Location: 

Aylesbury, South East, GB, HP21 7RA

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  43069

Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Pennefather Court, Aylesbury

£8.26 to £8.69 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

1x30 hours and 1x 16 hours

We are seeking a 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.

Read more about Pennefather Court here

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing one to one support to individuals with physical and learning difficulties
  • Assisting with activities throughout the day
  • Helping residents access the local community
  • Keeping confidential records up to date

Skills and experiences:

  • A compassionate nature and desire to engage with residents
  • Previous experience in a care role is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided
  • The ability to adapt to situations and work varying shift patterns
  • Basic computer skills are required for online training

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 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 matching contributions from Sanctuary, up to set limits
  • 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 schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 22 January 2019

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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

 

Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.


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