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Title:  Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant


London, Greater London, GB, SW9 0NH

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  50682


Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant


Hillyard House, London SW9


£9.55 per hour (rising to £10.05 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


37.5 hours per week



We are seeking a Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant to join our established team. Located in a residential area of Brixton, Hillyard House provides apartments and communal facilities for vulnerable adults with ongoing care needs, including over 55s and those with mental health needs.  Residents receive support with their everyday needs and they are encouraged to build their confidence, develop their skills and increase their independence.


Read more about Hillyard House here


 The role of Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant will include:

  • Providing front of house reception duties
  • Developing innovative and varied individual and group activities such as arts and crafts, bingo and gardening
  • Promoting resident involvement with activities, enabling them to reach their own potential
  • Assisting and encouraging residents to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community
  • Working with other staff to ensure a clean and comfortable environment is maintained

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of leading and developing resident involvement activities
  • Previous experience working with a similar client group is desirable
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Experience of working to deadlines and prioritising work loads
  • Basic Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • Literacy and numeracy equivalent to at least GCSE Grade C English and Maths

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary 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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days paid holiday (including public holidays)
  • 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 schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities 

Read the full job profile here


Closing Date: 24 September 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 Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary


Building Equality and Diversity
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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