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Title:  Bank Project Worker


Chelmsford, South East, GB, CM1 4UF

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  52104


Bank Project Worker


Nickleby Road, Chelmsford


£9.66 per hour (rising to £10.17 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


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.


We are seeking a Bank Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Nickleby Road and Berwick Avenue provide support for adults with learning disabilities, through short-term accommodation and support to help build independent living skills. One of the key roles of the Bank Project Worker is helping with tenancy sustainment, employment and budgeting. This is a rewarding role and a fantastic opportunity to join our small, well-established team.


Read more about Nickleby Road here


The role of Bank Project Worker will include:

  • Supporting our residents with a range of daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Managing finances i.e budgeting and helping residents claim benefits
  • Encouraging and assisting residents to search for education/employment opportunities
  • Reviewing risk assessments to support, reduce or eliminate risks and work through personalised support plans with the residents
  • Completing health and safety checks within the service
  • Safeguarding residents and advising them how to keep themselves safe, and who to report to in times of concern
  • The successful candidate will be working in a team of 7
  • Shift pattern is as and when required to assist with shift cover for annual leave, training or sickness; this includes nights and weekends

Skills and experiences:

  • Our ideal candidate has an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, and has experience working with clients with learning disabilities
  • You will be a team player but also have the initiative and ability to work on your own
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, allowing you to build strong working relationships
  • An understanding of occupancy agreements is desirable
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar
  • A full, current driving licence is desirable

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: 9 February 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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