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Title:  Bank Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Stoke-on-Trent, West Midlands, GB, ST6 3PR

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  108684

 

Bank Care and Support Assistant

 

Baskeyfield House, Stoke-on-Trent

 

£9.23 to £9.51 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

Hours as and when required from 7am-3pm, 3pm-10pm and 10pm-7am

 

 

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 looking for a friendly and compassionate Bank Care and Support Assistant to join our small, established team at Baskeyfield House. Our CQC registered Retirement Living service consists of purpose-built, independent living apartments that are ideal for adults over 55 who need access to personalised care and support.

 

If you would like to help make a difference to our resident’s lives, we’d love to hear from you.

 

Read more about Baskeyfield House here

 

The role of Bank Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of personalised care and support for our residents and encouraging them to maximise their potential and  level of independence
  • Promoting a positive culture by engaging with residents to prevent social isolation
  • Managing nutrition and hygiene needs
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting residents with shopping, cleaning and laundry tasks
  • Helping residents to arrange and attend appointments i.e. with their GP
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date care plans

    

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

 

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: 26 September 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.

 


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