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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant


Harlow, South East, GB, CM17 9AE

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  183684



Bank Care and Support Assistant


Livingstone House, Harlow




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 Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Located in a residential area of Harlow, Livingstone House has seven single-occupancy bedrooms and a two-bedroom flat. We provide residential care and support for 19 adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities.


We provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression.


Sanctuary also has a great employee Rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.


This is an amazing opportunity to work in a positive environment with a dedicated team who value the individuals they support and make a difference in people’s lives every day.


Read more about Livingstone House here


The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, personalised, care and support service to residents, including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Supporting residents to build positive relationships, socialise and have involvement in the community
  • Encouraging residents to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments


Skills and experiences:

  • Personalised approach to care, ideally with experience of working in a similar care related role
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is essential
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude


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
  • £10.47 per hour


We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ 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: 5 July 2022


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

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.

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