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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Ipswich, East Anglia, GB, IP2 8EY

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  45146

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant

 

Avalon Court, Ipswich

£8.42 to £8.68 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 currently recruiting for a bank Care and Support Assistant to provide personal care and support to our clients at Avalon Court.

Located on the Ipswich waterfront, Avalon Court has 14 self-contained apartments for adults with a physical disability or learning disability. We are looking for individuals who want to make a real difference in people’s lives. The role of Care and Support Assistant gives you the opportunity to support people with a physical disability to make the most of their daily lives. We are looking for candidates with a passion for supporting people with complex needs to live as independently as possible, someone who values kindness and patience and who treats others with dignity and respect.

Read more about Avalon Court here

 

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing personal care to clients, including washing, dressing and toileting
  • Supporting residents with both preparing and eating meals
  • Supporting residents with their finances
  • Providing residents with support in the local community, including supporting with food shops and on trips into town
  • Supporting people with communication difficulties
  • Working one to one with several different clients within a shift 

Skills and experiences:

  • NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • Previous experience in a similar care role is desirable
  • A patient and caring attitude
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to undertake relevant training

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 planss
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

Read the full job profile here

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

Closing Date: 4 June 2019

 

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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