Bank Night Care & Support Assistant

£9.98 hourly
  • Sanctuary Housing Association t/as Sanctuary Group
  • Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, UK
  • 09 May, 2022
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Job Description

Bank Night Care and Support Assistant

Hilltop House, Bury St Edmunds 

£9.98 / hr

Hours as and when required

 

Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.

 

Hilltop House is currently recruiting for a Bank Night Care and Support Assistant to provide personal care and support to our residents who are aged 18 or over and living with a range of physical disabilities. Set three miles from the town centre of Bury St Edmunds, Hilltop House has 12 unfurnished one-bedroom flats.

 

Hilltop House is very proud to have a Great British Care Award for Putting People First/Personalisation and have been highly commended by the Suffolk Care Awards in recent years. We also have an Outstanding rating from the CQC.

 

We offer a wide range of employee benefits, such as a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression. Sanctuary have their own Learning and Development Academy, who provide a wide range of training courses, open to all.

 

Sanctuary also has a great employee Rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.

 

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a positive environment with a dedicated, award-winning team who value the individuals they support and make a difference in people’s lives every day. 

 

Read more about Hilltop House here

 

The role of Bank Night Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Providing peace of mind for all residents by carrying out security checks throughout the night, checking on all buildings and residents
  • Responding to calls should a resident need support in an emergency
  • Conducting bed calls and morning calls to a high standard
  • Working to ensure a clean and comfortable environment
  • Delivering a high level of personalised care and support

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Passionate about providing a high standard of care to our clients
  • Personalised approach, ideally with experience within a similar, care related role
  • Comfortable working alone
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards

 

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

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, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported 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:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • £9.98 per hour

 

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here   

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 25 May 2022

 

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 Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary