Waking Night Support Assistant - Part Time

Sanctuary Group
9.22 GBP Hourly
18 Oct 2021
26 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Waking Night Support Assistant - Part Time

Sycamore Court, Leicester

GBP9.51 - GBP9.81

20 hours per week - Monday to Sunday over a 7 day rota

We are seeking a Waking Night Support Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Set in a residential area of Leicester, Sycamore Court is a CQC registered service providing long-term supported housing and personalised support for adults with learning disabilities who are aged 18-65. 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.

Read more about Sycamore Court here

The role of Waking Night Support Assistant will include:

Providing a high quality, hands-on support service
Responding to calls should a resident need support in an emergency
Conducting bed calls and morning calls to a high standard
Maintaining a safe environment for residents, providing support in accordance with relevant regulations, procedures and practices

Skills and experiences:

Ideally you will have experience of working with vulnerable adults, however candidates with a real passion for the role and a willingness to learn are encouraged to apply
Experience working as part of a team is essential
You will be empathetic and non-judgmental with a positive approach to managing challenging behaviour
A positive, 'can-do' attitude
Excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills
Literacy and numeracy equivalent to at least GCSE Grade C English and Mathematics, is essential
NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards, is desirable

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:

A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service (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 scheme
A wide range of learning and development opportunities
The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours
GBP9.22 per hour (rising to GBP9.50 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care's #everydayisdifferent 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: 1 November 2021

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

Building Equality and Diversity

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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