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Title:  Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Scarborough, Yorkshire and Humberside, GB, YO11 3EY

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  138482

 

Care and Support Assistant

 

Jazz Court, Scarborough

 

£9.79

 

35 hours per week – working alternate weekends

 

 

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Set in the quiet community of Eastfield, near Scarborough, Jazz Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

 

At Sanctuary Retirement Living, we are passionate about residents enjoying their retirement in comfort whilst continuing to live independently, with the peace of mind that help is on hand if they need it. We are looking for caring and compassionate people to ensure that our residents enjoy happy and fulfilling lives.

 

If you want to make a positive impact in our lively retirement community where no two days are the same, this is a great opportunity to come and work within a hardworking and resident-focused team.

 

Read more about Jazz Court here

 

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of personalised care and support
  • Supporting residents with personal care, such as washing, dressing and bathing
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting residents with shopping, cleaning and laundry tasks
  • Promoting a positive culture by engaging with residents to prevent social isolation
  • Ensuring that relevant support is provided to encourage our residents to maximise their own level of independence and become active members of their local community
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date records
  • Building strong working relationships with residents, their families and staff

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • 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
  • NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

 

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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (including 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 schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours
  • £9.79 per hour effective from 1st January 2022

 

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ 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: 08 December 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 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.