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Title:  Waking Night Support Assistant - Part Time

Location: 

Leicester, East Midlands, GB, LE4 5RB

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  93022

 

Waking Night Support Assistant – Part Time

 

Sycamore Court, Leicester

 

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

 

20 hours per week – Over a 7 day rota

 

 

We are seeking a Waking Night Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Set in a residential area of Leicester, Sycamore Court is a CQC registered service providing long-term supported housing and personalised support for adults with learning disabilities who are aged 18-65. 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 Sycamore Court here

 

The role of Waking Night Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, hands-on support service
  • Responding to calls should a resident need support in an emergency
  • Conducting bed calls and morning calls to a high standard
  • As a night position, the amount of hands-on care you will be providing is minimal
  • Maintaining a safe environment for residents, providing support in accordance with relevant regulations, procedures and practices

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Ideally you will have experience of working with vulnerable adults, however candidates with a real passion for the role and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply
  • You will be empathetic and non-judgmental with a positive approach to managing challenging behaviour
  • A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills
  • 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, 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 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   

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 24 January 2021

 

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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