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Title:  Bank Night Care and Support Assistant


Exning, East Anglia, GB, CB8 7PF

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  82022


Bank Night Care and Support Assistant


Exning Court, Exning


£8.94 to £9.22 per hour (dependent on qualifications)


Hours as and when required



Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.


We are seeking a Bank Night Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Consisting of 34 flats, Exning Court is a retirement living scheme for the over 55’s which provides both housing and care services. We support our residents to be as independent as possible in their own homes, within a safe community.


If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.


Read more about Exning Court here


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

  • Delivering a high level of care and support for our residents
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date care plans
  • Conducting bed calls and morning calls to a high standard
  • Supporting residents with washing, dressing, bathing and hygiene
  • Working with other staff members to ensure a clean and comfortable environment
  • Providing peace of mind for all residents by carrying out security checks throughout the night, checking on all buildings and residents
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments

Skills and experiences:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), or willing to work toward
  • Previous experience in a care environment is not essential if you have the right attitude
  • An enthusiastic and hardworking team player
  • Honest and reliable
  • A flexible attitude as every day at Exning Court is different and the team and community are always open to new ideas and trying exciting things
  • Functional literacy and numeracy skills

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

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:

  • 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: 1 December 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

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 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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