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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Devizes, South West, GB, SN10 2DY

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  48841

 

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant – Temporary for up to 12 months

 

Briggs Lodge Care Home, Devizes

 

£8.75 to £9.02 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.

We are seeking a Bank Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Working as part of the Supported Living team at Briggs Lodge, you will help support 15 adults with primarily physical disabilities and learning disabilities. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a great opportunity to come and work within a friendly, hardworking and resident-focused team.

 

The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Working in a small team to support 15 residents
  • Key working with one individual to support them in setting out a care and support plan
  • Helping residents to get up, washed and dressed
  • Supporting residents to go to into the local community e.g. going to the cinema, visiting friends and attending doctors appointments
  • Following care plans and writing comprehensive care notes

Skills and experiences:

  • Ability to work well both as part a team and on own initiative 
  • Prior experience delivering personal care
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of residents
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is desirable
  • A full, current driving license and access to your own car is desirable due to the location of this service

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

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 1 October 2019

 

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

 

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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