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Title:  Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR2 5FG

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  95982

 

Care and Support Assistant

 

Hazel Court, Worcester, also covering Albert Park Road, Malvern

 

£8.94 to £9.22 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

37.5 hours per week – including evenings, weekends and sleep ins

 

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to join us in making a real difference to the lives of our residents, by helping them to achieve their goals and aspirations. You will be integral to ensuring our residents lead a happy and fulfilled lifestyle.  Hazel Court offers 14 purpose-built apartments providing housing and support for adults with learning disabilities. 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.

 

Read more about Hazel Court here

 

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high quality, personalised care and support service
  • Delivering expert support to residents including the sensitive delivery of personal care
  • Building positive relationships
  • Promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community
  • Encouraging  residents to lead fulfilling lives
  • Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments
  • Cleaning, laundry and ironing
  • Responding to the nurse call buzzer

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience working with clients with physical or learning disabilities is preferable
  • NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • A friendly and caring nature
  • Patient and understanding
  • Willingness to work as part of a team

 

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:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • 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 scheme
  • 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 Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here  

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 19 January 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 Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed 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 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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