Loading...
Share this Job

Title:  Female Care and Support Worker - Part Time

Location: 

Bushey, Greater London, GB, WD23 4EE

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  60906

 

Female Care and Support Worker - Part Time

 

Rosary Priory, Bushey

 

£8.42 to £8.77 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

15 hours per week, including weekends

 

 

We are currently seeking a Female Care and Support Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our 9 elderly Sisters based at the Rosary Priory convent. At Rosary Priory, we provide personal care and support for retired nuns from the Dominician Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena Newcastle Natal, ensuring they have comfort, independence and peace of mind during their retirement.

 

You will use your skills to work with colleagues to provide a personalised service and achieve the best outcome for our Sisters. 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 Rosary Priory here

 

The role of Female Care and Support Worker will include:

  • Providing personal care to our Sisters
  • Administering medication
  • Providing refreshments for the Sisters
  • Helping our Sisters with activities such as attending Chapel
  • Occasionally you will need to escort the Sisters to GP/hospital appointments
  • Cleaning communal areas of the convent

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar care-related role is desirable, however we can consider applicants with a caring and compassionate nature
  • 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
  • An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

 

Due to the sensitive needs of our clients we can only consider female applicants. Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

 

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement 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
  • 28 days annual leave (including 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

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 Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

 

Read full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 1 March 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 Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook  page or search #LifeatSanctuary

 

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

 


Job Segment: Part Time