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Title:  Driver


York, North East, GB, YO19 6RE

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  43812

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.




Lake and Orchard Residential and Nursing Home Riccall Lane, Kelfield, York, North Yorkshire


£8.20 per hour 


20 hours per week


When you join Sanctuary Care, you will be part of something special – we are an innovative organisation, with ambitious growth plans. We put people at the heart of everything we do and that includes our staff. We invest heavily in your training, promote a strong teamwork ethic and make sure that you have the support and resources you need to reach your potential. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our value of keeping kindness at the heart of our care.


We are looking to recruit a Driver based at Lake and Orchard Residential to provide a quality transportation service for our Residents and Staff. 

Lake and Orchard Residential and Nursing Home provides care and support for older people requiring nursing, residential, dementia care or assisted living support, as well as people of all ages with mental health problems. We are focused on ensuring people receive the highest standard of care that is tailored to their needs, wishes and choices.


Click here for more information about the home.


Experience of working with older people is desirable and you must be able to work as part of a team and have a flexible approach. You will need to respect the privacy and dignity of residents, ensuring you are polite and helpful to staff and residents at all times.  A basic understanding of Health & Safety procedures will be required along with practical skills in identifying and/or carrying out minor repairs. You will be required to maintain accurate records according to the organisations standards and reordering supplies within agreed budgets. 


Travel will be required for this role; therefore, a full current driving licence is essential.


Benefits include:

•    28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata)
•    Eye Care Vouchers
•    Retail Discount Scheme
•    Cost of DBS Check
•    On-going Training & Development
•    Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)


Isn’t it time you joined us?


If you require further assistance, please contact the home on 01757 248627  and quote Ref: 43812

Closing date: 08 March 2019


We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.


Building Equality and Diversity
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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