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Title:  Care Assistant Bank

Location: 

Cambridge, East Anglia, GB, CB22 3HJ

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  43310

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

 

Care Assistant Bank

 

Orchard House Residential Care Home, 191 High Street, Sawston, Cambridgeshire

 

£9.25 to £9.50 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

Hours to be worked as and when required

 

Why work for us?

Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories.

 

Where you’ll work

Orchard House Residential Care home is situated close to the High Street in the beautiful village of Sawston, on the outskirts of Cambridge.  Supporting 35 residents, our dedicated team provides residential, dementia and day care.

Click here for further information about the home.

 

The role of Care Assistant will include

  • Delivering the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Helping with all aspects of day-to-day life, as well as making sure they can enjoy leisure and social activities
  • Ensuring the overall happiness and well being of our residents by getting to know them and their families and providing them with emotional support and company

 

Skills and experiences

  • Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual
  • Excellent communication and team working skills are essential along with a flexible approach
  • You will also be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve

                                                                                        

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:

 

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits*
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care

* Terms and Conditions apply

 

All terms and conditions are subject to national review and are therefore subject to change.

 

To assist you in building a rewarding career in care you can look forward to excellent training and development opportunities within a friendly and supportive environment.

 

If you require further assistance please contact the home on 01223 712 050 and quote Ref: 43310. To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Resourcing.Team@Sanctuary-Housing.co.uk

 

Closing date: 03 April 2019

 

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

 

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 Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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