Senior Care And Support Assistant job in Cheltenham at Sanctuary Group

Senior Care and Support Assistant

Company: Sanctuary Group

Location: Cheltenham UK

Date Posted:Nov 14, 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.    Senior Care & Support Assistant   Shaftesbury Place, Marsland Road, Cheltenham   £9.18 per hour (rising to £9.66  after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)   37.5 hours per week   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 have a rewarding opportunity for  Senior Care & Support Assistants to work at Shaftesbury Place.  As a key provider of quality care for people with learning disabilities and / or physical disabilities, our philosophy is simple; to give our residents a high standard of living within modern surroundings.      The role of Senior Care & Support Assistant will include * Providing a quality specialised person-centered care and support service to clients with complex needs * Providing personal care and support clients in maximising their independence and personal potential * Promoting safe practices and undertake risk assessments and manage the implement safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our clients * Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers   Skills and experiences * Person-centered approach with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to form positive relationships with people from varied backgrounds * Recent experience of working in a similar role with vulnerable people * Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude * Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy * NVQ 3 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 a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including: * A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits * At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 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   To view the job profile   Closing Date: 28 November 2017   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 : View full job description
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