Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Reference
54962
Closing date
21/10/2019
Region
West Midlands
Town
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£8.42 to £8.68 per hour

Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Baskeyfield House, Stoke-on-Trent

£8.42 to £8.68 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

18 hours per week

We are looking for a friendly and compassionate person to join our small, established team at Baskeyfield House. Our CQC registered Retirement Living service consists of purpose-built, independent living apartments that are ideal for adults over 55 who need access to personalised care and support. Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Baskeyfield House has everything our residents need to enjoy a happy, fulfilling retirement.

If you would like to help make a difference to our residents lives, we’d love to hear from you.

Read more about Baskeyfield House here

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of care and support for our residents
  • Assisting and encouraging residents to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community by supporting regular social and leisure activities and opportunities
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting residents with maintaining personal hygiene to prevent self neglect

Skills and Experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and flexible, with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing 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
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years (plus 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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