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Title:  Care Assistant Nights


Telford, West Midlands, GB, TF3 1LB

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  92003


At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Care Assistant Nights


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Lake View Residential Care Home, Brookside Avenue, Brookside, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 1LB


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">£8.98 to £9.25 per hour


Maternity cover: 39 hours per week until 31/08/2021




<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Why work for us?


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Lake View Residential Care Home for all regardless of role. 


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.  The team at Lake View Residential Care Home <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Where you’ll work


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Our residents also really enjoy their weekly visits from toddlers at a nursery in Telford, who always arrive at our care home armed with an abundance of Lego, games and play dough. No doubt the home’s new purchase of an ice cream making machine will mean they visit even more frequently! Whether partial to strawberry sauce, hundreds and thousands or chocolate sprinkles, our residents are very fond of this latest addition to the new cinema room. Also in the room is a vintage popcorn machine.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Click here for further information about the home.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Are you our next Care Assistant?  Here’s more about the role:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – let’s get stuck in
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">It’s very simple – if we can be the best Care Assistant we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">What skills do I need?


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Team work!  A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">You’ll also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Benefits and rewards


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We know you work so hard and being the best Care Assistant you can be needs to be rewarded.  We are very proud to offer the following:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Life assurance
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">CQC performance bonus
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Overtime enhancement
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Excellent training and development opportunities
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We hope you feel you could be our next team member.  If you’d like to know more about the role before you apply, please call us for a chat on 01952 594 110 and quote Ref: 92003


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Closing date: 19 December 2020


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.  Don’t miss out, please apply early.


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 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 Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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