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Title:  Activities Assistant

Location: 

Canterbury, South East, GB, CT3 4GB

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  43874

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’.

 

Activities Assistant

 

Meadow View Residential Care Home, Blackthorn Road, Hersden, Canterbury, Kent

 

£8.63 per hour

 

20 hours per week – To include alternate weekends

 

Why work for us?

When you join Sanctuary Care, you will be part of something special – we are an innovative organisation, with ambitious growth plans. At Meadow View Residential Care Home we put people at the heart of everything we do and that includes our staff. We invest heavily in your training, promote a strong teamwork ethic and make sure that you have the support and resources you need to reach your potential. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our value of keeping kindness at the heart of our care.

 

Where you’ll work

Built in 2015, Meadow View Residential Care Home is a stunning home situated in the village of Hersden and is a 15-minute drive from the Cathedral city of Canterbury. Supporting 60 residents, the dedicated team provides residential dementia care.  

Click here for further information about the home.

 

We are seeking an Activities Assistant to make a real difference to our residents’ lives. 

Are you someone who is creative and loves to get others involved in fun and inspiring activities? Couple with this your passion for providing first rate care; this could be the role for you?

 

This is an exciting opportunity to really get to know our residents and provide them with a variety of stimulating activities that not only promote physical but also mental and social wellbeing. The opportunities are endless in terms of what activities you could implement and we would be interested to hear your ideas and suggestions.

 

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:

• 20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)

• Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*

• Loyalty bonus scheme 

• CQC performance bonus

• Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits

• Access to a free 24/7 support service providing emotional support including counselling as ‎well as legal, financial and medical advice.

• Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’

* Terms and Conditions apply

 

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 01227 207 117 and quote Ref: 43874

 

Closing date: 11 March 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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