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Title:  Bank Support Assistant

Location: 

Shoeburyness, South East, GB, SS3 9UT

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  52127

Bank Support Assistant
Centurion Close, Shoeburyness 

£9.11 per hour (rising to £9.59 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) 

Hours as and when required

  

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank contracts allow you to choose from available shifts while giving you the benefits of a consistent work place and the opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support.

We are seeking a Bank Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Centurion House supports young people between the ages of 16 to 25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 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.

The role of Bank Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a person-centred service to empower residents in developing their skills for independent living and community integration
  • Maintaining a safe environment for residents, providing support in accordance with relevant regulations, procedures and practices
  • Assisting with providing personal care and administering medication
  • Helping to maintain professional relationships with residents and their families to support their identified wishes and needs

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience working in care, ideally with young people, would be advantageous
  • A caring approachable nature and a confident ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to keep accurate records and clearly communicate relevant information to team members
  • Literacy and numeracy equivalent to at least GCSE Grade C English and Mathematics, is essential
  • NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is desirable

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:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities 

Read the full job profile here

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

Closing Date: 29 October 2019

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

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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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