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Title:  Caretaker - Temporary position for up to 6 months

Location: 

Bognor Regis, South East, GB, PO21 2AJ

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  84302

Caretaker - Temporary position for up to 6 months

 

Linden Road, Bognor Regis

 

£10.15 per hour                                                                                                                               

 

7 hours per week

 

 

We have a rewarding opportunity for an experienced Caretaker to join our team. Linden Road has 10 rooms in a shared house. We provide support for young people aged 16 to 25 who are at risk of homelessness. Residents are encouraged to develop their skills and live as independently as possible. Working closely and in partnership with statutory agencies, including Social Services, Youth Services and the Local Authorities, we support our young clients to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully move on into independent accommodation.

 

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 Linden Road here

 

The role of Caretaker will include:

  • Carrying out weekly Health and Safety checks and risk assessments, adhering to relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Fulfilling general caretaking duties, including basic repairs, painting and decorating, cleaning, landscaping and grounds maintenance duties
  • Maintaining an adequate supply of tools and equipment and restocking as necessary, to enable the effective delivery of services
  • Completing accurate daily work records and providing timely updates to customers
  • Identifying potential maintenance issues and reporting these in a timely manner, to maintain a safe environment

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar caretaking or maintenance role is essential
  • Ability to identify and/or carry out minor repairs
  • An understanding of basic health and safety in the work place
  • Practical experience in operating hand tools and light machinery is desirable
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and organisational skills are key to this role
  • Ability to work on own initiative and 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

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   

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 30 September 2020

 

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 Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary

 

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
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.