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Care and Support Assistant

Sanctuary Supported Living


20000 - 25000


Sanctuary Supported Living

Closing - 31 Aug 2023

Care and Support Assistant Clover Court, Lowestoft £10.83

Full Time and Part Time hours available, up to 36 hours per week


Would you like to make a difference that lasts long after the end of your shift? Could you help support our residents towards independence? Do you want to work in an award winning team? If this sounds like you then we may have your perfect opportunity! Clover Court is very proud to have a Suffolk Care Award in promoting dignity and respect in every day life, and we are we are currently recruiting for a Care and Support Assistant to provide personal care and support to our residents living with physical disabilities. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, Clover Court is a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same! Located near the centre of Lowestoft close to public transport links and the seafront, Clover Court consists of 20 one-bedroom apartments designed to meet the needs of people with physical disabilities. We provide personalised care to our residents to encourage them to live as independently as possible. We value our team and encourage learning and progression through our comprehensive induction programme, as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression. Sanctuary has their own Learning and Development Academy, who provide a wide range of training courses, open to all. Sanctuary also offers a great employee rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers. If you are a person who celebrates differences, and strives to treat others with dignity and respect, this is a great opportunity to join our like-minded, hardworking, and resident-focused team. Read more about Clover Court on our Website


The Role

Delivering a high level of personalised support and encouraging our residents to live as independently as possible – Expertly supporting residents with personal care, such as washing, dressing, bathing and hygiene – Administering medication – Assisting residents with shopping, cleaning and laundry tasks – Helping residents to arrange and attend appointments i.e. with their GP – Promoting a positive culture by engaging with residents to prevent social isolation – Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments – Implementing safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our residents – Keeping accurate and up-to-date records


Skills and Experience:

Personalised approach, ideally with experience within a similar, care related role – Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude – Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy – Good communication skills, allowing you to build relationships with residents – Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets – NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards is desirable


Why Work for us?

We’re united in working together to help customers on their pathways for independence, and our people are the single, biggest influence on our success. No matter your job – delivering support directly or working in our offices to support our frontline teams – your work makes a difference every day.


We won the West Midlands Care Employer Award 2022-23, in recognition of our commitment to our staff and supporting our teams to be their best. We’ve also been awarded Investors in People Gold status for the second time – because we value our people and have a strong focus on inclusion, teamwork, and empowerment. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and supportive work environment where you can grow and thrive. And like our customers, we know everyone is different, and we’ll support you to be your best self. We’ll develop your skills and experiences, celebrate success, and turn any setbacks into motivation.


Are you ready to be your best?

Brilliant work deserves brilliant benefits! As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, here are just some of the ways we’ll reward you: – £10.83 per hour – At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service (plus public holidays) pro rata – A pension scheme with employer contributions – A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers – Health and well-being plans – Life assurance – Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working – Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme – A wide range of learning and development opportunities – The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours 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


Closing date: 31st August 2023


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 careers page, or find us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Together we can be our best so that our customers can be their best. #BeYourBest


Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for. Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

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