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We are currently recruiting for a Bank Care and Support Assistant to provide care and support to our clients at Ashley Cooper House.
Ashley Cooper House is a purpose-built home for 16 adults with a range of 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 •Driving and 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 and 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, 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 us?
As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including: •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: 22 February 2019
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