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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Rye, South East, GB, TN31 7SQ

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  91383

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant

 

St Bartholomew’s Court, Playden

 

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

 

Hours as and when required

 

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.

 

We are seeking a Bank Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Situated on the outskirts of picturesque Rye, with easy access to the town centre and local amenities, St Bartholomew’s Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 60s. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a varied and interesting opportunity to come and work within a friendly and hardworking team.

 

Read more about St Bartholomew’s Court here

 

The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of care and support for residents
  • Developing and reviewing care plans
  • Supporting residents with washing, dressing, bathing and hygiene
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting and encouraging our residents to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community
  • Assisting residents with shopping, cleaning and laundry tasks
  • Helping residents to arrange and attend appointments i.e. with their GP
  • 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

Skills and Experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar, care role is desirable
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • A kind, caring nature
  • Ability to work well both alone and as part of a team
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is essential

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement 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 Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 1 December 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 Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook  page 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 unlawful working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Retirement Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.