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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Cheltenham, South West, GB, GL53 9GA

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  62942

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant

 

Middleton House, Cheltenham

 

£9.12 to £9.40 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. Located in the desirable area of Leckhampton in Cheltenham, Middleton House provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s. 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 Middleton House here

 

The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of personalised care and support for our residents and encouraging residents to live as independent as possible
  • Supporting residents with washing, dressing, bathing and hygiene
  • Managing nutrition and hygiene needs
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting residents with shopping, cleaning and laundry tasks
  • Helping residents to arrange and attend appointments i.e with their GP
  • Promoting a positive culture by engaging with residents to prevent social isolation
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date records
  • Some lone working

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar care-related role is desirable but not essential if you have the right attitude
  • Punctual, with excellent timekeeping skills
  • Patient, calm and respectful with a caring disposition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

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:

  • 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 Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

 

Read the full job profile here

 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

 

Closing Date: 14 June 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.

 


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