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Title:  Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant - Part Time

Location: 

March, East Midlands, GB, PE15 0WD

Department:  Care (Administrative Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  54946

 

Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant – Part Time

 

Doddington Court, March

 

£8.68 per hour (rising to £9.11 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

25 hours per week – flexible hours to cover weekends

 

We are seeking a passionate, caring person to support our 59 bed unit within our independent living based service. Set between the quaint villages of Chatteris and Benwick, Doddington Court has a range of apartments and communal facilities for over 60s. The ideal candidate will be willing to fulfil all mandatory training, learn new skills and share any skills that they may have. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a great opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

 

Read more about Doddington Court here

 

The role of Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant will include:

  • Providing front of house reception duties
  • Developing innovative and varied individual and group activities
  • Promoting and evaluating activities for clients, enabling them to reach their own potential
  • Assisting and encouraging service users 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 developing and leading resident involvement acitivities
  • Previous experience working with a similar client group is desirable
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Experience with 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) 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 schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing date: 11 November 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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