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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Bury St Edmunds, East Anglia, GB, IP32 7ER

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  71409

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant

 

Hilltop House, Bury St Edmunds

 

£8.94 to £9.22 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our Bank contracts allow you to choose from available shifts while giving you the benefits of a consistent work place and the opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. If you’ve had your hours cut or are at risk of redundancy during this challenging time, we may be able to help!

 

Hilltop House is currently recruiting for a Bank Care and Support Assistant to provide personal care and support to our residents who are aged 18 or over and living with a range of physical disabilities. This is an amazing opportunity to work in a positive environment with a dedicated team who value the individuals they support and make a difference in people’s lives every day. 

 

If you would like to work in an award-winning team, our Supported Living service was very proud to win the Great British Care Award for Putting People First/ Personalisation and were highly commended by Suffolk Care Awards in 2019.

 

Set three miles from the town centre of Bury St Edmunds, Hilltop House has 12 unfurnished one-bedroom flats. We are looking for candidates with a passion for supporting people with complex needs to live as independently as possible, someone who values kindness and patience and who treats others with dignity and respect. 

 

Read more about Hilltop House here

 

The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality personalised care and support service
  • Delivering expert support to residents including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community
  • Encouraging residents to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments
  • Shifts will include lone working

Skills and experiences:

  • Personalised approach ideally with experience of working in a similar care related role
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

 

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

 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

 

Closing Date: 10 June 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
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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