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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Petersfield, South East, GB, GU32 2JQ

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  78569

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant

 

Tilmore Gardens, Petersfield

 

£9.57 to £9.87 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our Bank contracts allow you to choose from available shifts while giving you the benefits of a consistent work place and the opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. If you’ve had your hours cut or are at risk of redundancy during this challenging time, we may be able to help!

 

We are seeking a Bank Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Recently rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, Tilmore Gardens provides registered supported housing for ten adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs on the outskirts of Petersfield. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and join our friendly and supportive team.

 

Read more about Tilmore Gardens here

 

The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, personalised service that meets the individual needs of our residents
  • Completing care plans and handover notes to a high standard
  • Supporting residents with domestic tasks such as vacuuming, laundry and shopping
  • Helping residents to arrange and attend appointments i.e with their GP
  • Administering medication
  • Checking blood sugars and administering insulin
  • Promoting a positive culture by engaging with residents and encouraging social interaction to prevent isolation. Tilmore Gardens is home to the ‘Tilmore Arms’, our new pub-themed social shared space for residents to socialise in with friends and family

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience providing care to clients with learning disabilities
  • You will be bubbly, motivated, calm and possess a good sense of humour
  • 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

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:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

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: 11 October 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

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.