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Title:  Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Location: 

Petersfield, South East, GB, GU32 2JQ

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  49844

 

Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

 

Tilmore Gardens, Petersfield

 

£8.83 to £9.29 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

28 hours per week and 36 hours per week available – to include early and late shifts with alternating weekends

 

 

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. 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:

  • Delivering high standards of personal care to residents
  • Completing care plans and handover notes
  • Liasing with GPs and attending appointments 
  • Maintaining cleanliness in the home
  • Cooking with residents
  • Administering medications to residents
  • Checking blood sugars and administering insulin
  • Supporting resident integration into the local community
  • Assisting residents with social activities. 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
  • 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, 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

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 14 October 2019

 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

 

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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