Care and Support Assistant

Reference
45262
Closing date
17/07/2019
Region
South West
Town
Cheltenham
Salary
£8.59 to £8.85 per hour

Waking Nights Care and Support Assistant

Middleton House, Cheltenham

£8.59 to £8.85 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

38 hours per week

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Middleton House provides high quality apartments designed to support independent living. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives and have a rewarding career in care, this is an exciting opportunity to come and join our team.

Read more about Middleton House here

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of personalised domiciliary care to residents
  • Focusing on the wellbeing of residents and facilitating their 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:

  • A caring and empathetic personality
  • Punctual with good time management skills
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or the commitment to work towards

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide 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
  • At least 28 days paid holiday (including public holidays) pro rata
  • 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

Read the full job profile here

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

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

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