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Title:  Night Senior Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Location: 

Prenton, North West, GB, CH43 8SU

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  80383

 

Night Senior Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

 

Tollemache Respite Service, Prenton

 

£9.48 per hour (rising to £9.77 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

20 hours and 30 hours per week available – including some weekends

 

 

We are seeking a Night Senior Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Located in a quiet area of Prenton, Tollemache Road is a purpose-designed respite care home. We provide short-term respite care and support for 10 adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities and complex or high needs.  If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team of care staff.

 

Read more about Tollemache Respite Service here

 

The role of Night Senior Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Leading a team of Care and Support Assistants
  • Providing personal care and encouraging residents to maximise their independence and personal potential, by building confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments as well as managing and  implementing safeguarding principles to ensure the health, safety and security of our residents
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience supervising staff is desirable
  • Personalised approach to care with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to form positive relationships with people from varied backgrounds
  • Recent experience of working in a similar role with vulnerable people
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • 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 November 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.