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Title:  Care and Support Assistant - Temporary position for up to 12 months

Location: 

Middlesbrough, North East, GB, TS6 0EU

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  64003

 

Care and Support Assistant – Temporary position for up to 12 months

 

Thirlmere Crescent, Middlesbrough

 

£8.42 to £8.68 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

30 hours per week – to include sleep ins

 

 

Are you a friendly and dedicated person who is looking for a rewarding career? Thirlmere Crescent if a 24 hour service for adults who have learning and physical disabilities. We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to support adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues.

 

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, personalised care and support service
  • Delivering expert support to residents including the sensitive delivery of personal care, whilst ensuring their privacy, dignity and independence is maintained
  • Assisting residents to become a part of the wider community, by supporting regular social and leisure activities and opportunities
  • Encouraging residents to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments
  • Implement safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our residents

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working in a similar care related role
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

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 a maximum of 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: 1 March 2020

 

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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