Night Senior Care and Support Assistant – Part Time
Sanctuary Supported Living
10000 - 15000
Sanctuary Supported Living
Closing - 03 Sep 2023
Night Senior Care and Support Assistant
Part Time Montague Road, Felixstowe
£12.42 per hour, 20 hours per week
If you are looking for variety in your work – with no two nights the same – and a nurturing, supportive workplace within which you can really make a positive difference to the lives of others, then a rewarding career with Sanctuary Supported Living awaits. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and engaging Night Senior Care and Support Assistant to lead our team of Care and Support Assistants. This is the ideal role if you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives whilst also benefiting from your own career development. We are looking for a team player with previous supervisory experience who would like to play a key role in assisting constructive transition and contributing to the positive experience of our customers. If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, are passionate about care, thrive under pressure and are adept at managing challenging situations, then we want to hear from you. In return, we can offer enhanced rates of pay and specialist training in positive behaviour support, a welcoming workplace environment within our established and experienced team, and a great employee rewards scheme which includes discounts off major retailers. Sanctuary Supported Living has its own Learning and Development Academy, who provide a wide range of training courses, open to all. We encourage learning and progression through our comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training and skill development initiatives. Montague Road is a care home supporting 24 people with mental health needs in later life, including complex dementia. We have recently added the role of Night Senior Support Assistant to our structure and are looking for dedicated, passionate people who have experience working in a busy setting to continue to enhance our team and the lives of the people we support. On site free parking is available at Montague Road. This position is not for sponsorship.
The Role –
Leading a team of Care and Support Assistants – Working closely with staff to provide personal care and support to residents, encouraging them to enhance their independence and personal potential – Safe handling of medication – Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers – Promoting safe practices and undertaking risk assessments as appropriate – Managing and implementing safeguarding principles to ensure the safety of our customers
Skills & Experience –
Previous experience supervising a team – Personalised approach to care and support, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to form positive relationships with people from varied backgrounds – Recent experience of working in a similar role with vulnerable people is essential – Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude – Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy – NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards – Understanding of relevant legislation and best practice
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: – £12.42 per hour – At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service (plus public holidays) – 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 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.
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.
Is Your CV up to Date?
There is plenty of CV advice available, but you can follow these key tips to help you brush up on your skills right now:
- Stand out. Your CV should demonstrate your unique blend of skills and experience
- Keep it simple
- Don’t be generic
- Check and check again
- Use a template