Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant - Part Time

Reference
48943
Closing date
22/07/2019
Region
South West
Town
Paignton
Salary
£8.68 (rising to £9.14 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant – Part Time

Whitley Court, Paignton

£8.68 (rising to £9.14 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

16 hours per week – flexible working pattern including weekends

We are seeking a Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant to join our established team. Located in the centre of the English Riviera, Whitley Court offers a selection of independent living apartments for rent with a range of on-site services and facilities and is designed to offer comfort and peace of mind. Residents receive support with their everyday needs and they are encouraged to build their confidence, develop their skills and increase their independence.

Read more about Whitley Court here

The role of Wellbeing and Inclusion Assistant will include:

  • Providing front of house reception duties
  • Developing innovative and varied individual and group activities
  • Promoting and evaluating activities for clients, enabling them to reach their own potential
  • Assisting and encouraging service users to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community
  • Working with other staff to ensure a clean and comfortable environment is maintained

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of developing and leading resident involvement acitivies
  • Previous experience working with a similar client group is desirable
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Experience with working to deadlines and prioritising work loads
  • Basic Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards
  • Literacy and numeracy equivalent to at least GCSE Grade C English and Maths

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
  • 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
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

Read the full job profile here

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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