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Care and Support Assistant – Bank


Care and Support Assistant – Bank

Shaftesbury Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£8.59 to £8.86 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

Hours as and when required

We are seeking bank Care and Support Assistants to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Shaftesbury Place is a home for 19 adults with physical and learning disabilities. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:
• Providing a high quality person centred care and support service
• Delivering expert support to clients including the sensitive delivery of personal care
• Promoting resident integration and inclusion into the community
• Empowering residents to lead fulfilling lives
• Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments

Skills and experiences:
• Person-centred 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

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.

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:
• Health and well-being plans
• A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
• A wide range of learning and development opportunities

Closing Date: 21 November 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 #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’


Vacancy info

  • Organisation:Sanctuary Supported Living
  • Location:Cheltenham
  • Job type:Relief/bank
  • Occupational group:Private sector
  • Service type:Supported living
  • Job term:Various hours
  • We pay for travel time: N/A
  • Salary:£8.59 to £8.86 per hour (dependent on qualifications)
  • Create date:8th Nov 2018
  • End date:2nd Jan 2019

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