Care And Support Assistant job in Ipswich at Sanctuary Group

Care and Support Assistant

Company: Sanctuary Group

Location: Ipswich UK

Date Posted:Dec 20, 2017

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services, Sanctuary Group employs around 11,000 people and manages more than 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service.Care and Support Assistant – Part Time Nights Sidegate Lane Nursing Home, Ipswich £7.70 to £8.10 per hour (dependent on qualifications) 30 hours per week - 3 x night shift - night of shift varies, will include weekends Why work for us?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 and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents.  Sidegate Lane Nursing Home supports 24 people with mental health needs and/or dementia in a homely environment with personalised care and support.  If you want to make a real difference in people’s lives, this is a fabulous opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team of care staff.   The role of Care and Support Assistant will include: * Providing a high quality person centred care and support service in line with client and organisational needs* Delivering expert support to clients including the sensitive delivery of personal care* Driving and promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community as well as empowering them to lead fulfilling lives* Promoting safe practices and undertake risk assessments and manage the implement safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our clients Skills and experiences required for the role include: * Person-centered approach 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* Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets* NVQ 2 in Health & Social Care, or willing to work towards Ready to join us?As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary 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 matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits* At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service* Life assurance* Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working* Health and wellbeing plans* A variety of on line discounts and rewards from major retailers* Tax efficient schemes for you to save on buying a new bike to cycle to work or on a range of  childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps* A wide range of learning and development opportunities    Closing Date: 3 January 2018 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 us, take a look at on Twitter’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 Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.--To apply : https://sanctuary.contactrh.com/jobs/4500/23101617 View full job description
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