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Title:  Bank Support Assistant

Location: 

Eston, Yorkshire and Humberside, GB, TS6 9GE

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  72982

 

Bank Support Assistant

 

Romanby Crescent, Eston

 

£9.22 per hour (rising to £9.50 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

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 Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. At Romanby Crescent we provide supported housing to adults aged 18-65 who have learning disabilities and mental health needs, and require low-level support. If you want to make positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

 

Read more about Romanby Crescent here

 

The role of Bank Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a personalised service to encourage residents to develop their skills for independent living and community integration
  • Assisting with providing personal care and administering medication
  • Helping to maintain professional relationships with residents and their families to support their identified wishes and needs
  • Maintaining a safe environment for residents, providing support in accordance with relevant regulations, procedures and practices

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience working with vulnerable adults, ideally with those who have learning disabilities
  • A caring, approachable nature and a confident ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to keep accurate records and clearly communicate relevant information to team members
  • Literacy and numeracy equivalent to at least GCSE Grade C English and Mathematics, is essential
  • NVQ level 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 and floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

 

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

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   

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 16 August 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 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.