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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Canterbury, South East, GB, CT1 1RT

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  76563

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant

 

Sussex Avenue, Canterbury

 

£9.39 to £9.68 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.

 

We are seeking a Bank Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents.

Sussex Avenue has six bedrooms spread across two attached bungalows: The Oaks and The Willows. We provide care and support for adults aged 18 to 65, who have a range of learning and physical disabilities. Our kind and caring team help residents achieve good emotional health and improve their wellbeing and quality of life.

 

This service is part of an exciting development with significant investment by Sanctuary Supported Living and Kent County Council in collaboration with the family of residents that live at Sussex Avenue. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives and be part of an innovative project, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

 

Read more about Sussex Avenue 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 and managing medication
  • Encouraging residents to lead fulfilling lives by building positive relationships and developing hobbies and interests
  • Managing nutrition and hydration needs
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments

Skills and experiences:

  • Personalised approach to care 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

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: 11 August 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.