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Title:  Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Location: 

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

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  179202

 

Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

 

Baskeyfield House, Stoke-on-Trent

 

£9.98

 

16 hours per week – Various shifts to cover between 7am and 10pm, Monday to Sunday

 

 

We are looking for a friendly and compassionate 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 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.

 

We value our team and encourage learning and progression through our comprehensive induction programme, as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression. Sanctuary has their own Learning and Development Academy, who provide a wide range of training courses, open to all.

 

Sanctuary also offers a great employee rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.

 

Read more about Baskeyfield House here

 

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of care and support for residents and enabling them to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Developing and reviewing care plans for residents
  • Assisting and encouraging our residents to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community
  • Helping residents to arrange and attend appointments i.e. with their GP
  • Updating care and support plans/Risk assessment
  • 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
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date records
     

Skills and experiences:

  • NVQ2 in Health & Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • Personalised approach to care, ideally with experience of working in a similar care related role
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Some experience of basic health care and hygiene standards
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy

 

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
  • £9.98 per hour

 

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 Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here   

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 06 July 2022

 

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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