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Title:  Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

New Milton, South East, GB, BH25 6EB

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  96685

 

Care and Support Assistant

 

Old Milton Road, New Milton

 

£9.39 per hour to £9.68 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

39 hours per week 

 

 

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Old Milton Road is located in the centre of New Milton and within walking distance of the seafront.  We provide care and support for 15 adults aged 18 and over, who have learning disabilities by enabling them to live independently.  The service contains 2 shared houses and 5 individual flats.

 

If you want to make a positive impact on people’s lives, this is a great opportunity to come and work within a friendly, hardworking and resident-focused team.

 

Read more about Old Milton Road here

 

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Key working with individuals to support them in setting out a care and support plan
  • Following care plans and writing comprehensive care notes
  • Providing a high quality, personalised care and support service including the sensitive delivery of personal care and managing medication
  • Helping residents to get up, washed and dressed
  • Supporting residents to go to into the local community e.g. visits to local shops and cafes, visiting friends and attending doctors appointments
  • Promoting a positive culture by engaging with residents to prevent social isolation
  • Working with residents and other staff members to ensure a clean and comfortable environment
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Prior experience delivering personal care
  • A kind, caring nature
  • Ability to work well both as part a team and on own initiative 
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of residents
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • NVQ 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 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: 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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