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Title:  Bank Project Worker

Location: 

Bridgwater, South West, GB, TA6 3JR

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  96702

 

Bank Project Worker

 

Drawbridge House, Bridgwater

 

£9.77 per hour (rising to £10.07 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.

 

We have a great opportunity for a Bank Project Worker with passion and drive to support our residents with their daily living skills. Set in a quiet, residential area of Bridgwater, Drawbridge House has eight fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house. We provide support for adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities, encouraging them to live as independently as possible. 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 Drawbridge House here

 

The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Providing one-to-one support to clients, helping them to develop their daily living skills and strive for greater independence
  • Promoting clients to make choices
  • Helping clients with; budgeting, menu planning, writing shopping lists, cooking, general house work and medication administration
  • Supporting clients with benefit application and management
  • Producing care and support plans and risk management plans with clients
  • Liaising with statutory and non-statutory agencies on behalf of clients
  • Managing any safeguarding or serious incidents
  • General house keeping
  • Working with in a shift pattern including every other weekend
  • You may be required to work “sleep in” shifts

 

Skills and experiences:

  • An NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent, is desirable
  • Experience of motivating and empowering individuals to reach their goals
  • Positive approach to challenging behaviour
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Some experience of working with clients with learning disabilities and/or complex needs
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

 

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:

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

 

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: 26 January 2021

 

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.


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