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Title:  Care and Support Assistant


Petersfield, South East, GB, GU32 2JQ

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  90424


Care and Support Assistant


Tilmore Gardens, Petersfield


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


36 hours per week including early and late shifts, with weekend working



We are seeking a 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 of 14.


Read more about Tilmore Gardens here


The role of 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
  • Assisting with meal preparation and managing hydration needs
  • Administering medication
  • Checking blood sugars and administering insulin


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
  • 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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday (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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