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Title:  Care and Support Assistant

Location: 

Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR2 5FH

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  60187

 

Care and Support Assistant

 

Noble House, Worcester

 

£8.42 to £8.68 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

37.5 hours per week

 

 

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Noble House is part of a new purpose built development, Sanctuary Grove, offering a mix of 60 one or two bed independent living apartments and on-site services. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established, experienced and supportive team.

 

Read more about Noble House here

 

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing a high level of care and support for residents to enable them to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Assisting and encouraging residents to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community
  • Working with residents and other staff members to ensure a clean and comfortable environment

Skills and experiences:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), or willing to work towards
  • Ideally with experience of working in a similar care related role
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills, as well as functional literacy and numeracy

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Retirement Living provides comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it.  Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

 

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)  
  • 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

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

 

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

 

Closing Date: 27 February 2020

 

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
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.