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Title:  Waking Night 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:  62846

 

Waking Night Care and Support Assistant

 

Middleton House, Cheltenham

 

£9.12 to £9.40 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

38 hours per week

 

 

We are seeking a Waking Night 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 and have a rewarding career in care, this is an exciting opportunity to come and join our team.

                                                                 

Read more about Middleton House here

 

The role of Waking Night Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing peace of mind for all residents by carrying out security checks throughout the night, checking on all buildings and residents
  • Responding to calls should a resident need support in an emergency
  • Conducting bed calls and morning calls to a high standard
  • As a night position, the amount of hands-on care you will be providing is minimal
  • This is a lone working position however you will have on-call support

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • Patient, calm and respectful with a caring disposition
  • Ability to lone work
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 28 days paid holiday (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

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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