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Title:  Care and Support Assistant - Part Time


Devizes, South West, GB, SN10 2DY

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  84343

Night Care and Support Assistant – Temporary position for up to 6 months


Shaftesbury Court, Trowbridge based at Briggs Lodge Care Home, Devizes


£9.29 to £9.58 per hour (dependent on qualifications)


20 hours per week  



We are seeking an experienced Night 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.


This role would normally be based at Shaftesbury Court in Trowbridge. However, whilst extensive building works are taking place at that site, the staff and residents have been relocated to Briggs Lodge in Devizes. The role will therefore be based in Devizes until end of October 2020. We will be providing transport between Devizes and Trowbridge for employees for the duration of the works.


The role of Night Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Working in a small team to support 15 residents
  • Key working on a one-to-one basis to organise expert care and support plans
  • Delivering care plans and writing comprehensive care notes
  • Responding to calls should a resident need support in an emergency
  • Providing peace of mind for all residents by carrying out security checks throughout the night, checking on all buildings and residents

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

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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus 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 scheme
  • 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 Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here    


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Closing Date: 30 September 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.


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Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
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.