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Title:  Care and Support Worker - Bank

Location: 

Cheltenham, South West, GB, GL53 9GA

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  45007

Care and Support Worker - Bank

Middleton House, Cheltenham

£8.03 to £8.28 per hour (dependent on qualifications) subject to a terms and conditions review due to be implemented July 2019

Hours as and when required

 

We are seeking a Care and Support Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Middleton House and New Court provide high quality apartments designed to support independent living. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives and be part of a new dynamic service, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about Middleton House here

The role of Care and Support Worker will include:

  • Delivering a high level of care and support for our clients
  • Assisting and encouraging residents to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community
  • Providing care and support for our clients to enable them to reach their own potential and level of independence
  • Working with residents and other staff members to ensure a clean and comfortable environment

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience 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
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

Why work for us?

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 us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary 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

Closing Date: 28 March 2019

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 us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

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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