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Care & Support Assistant

Posted 7 March by Retinue Solutions Ended
Care and Support Assistant

Location: Cullum Road, Bury St Edmunds

Salary: £14,527 pro rata per annum (£9,750 per annum)

Hours: 25

12 months Fixed Term Contract

The role

We are looking for a Care and Support Assistant to join our Cullum Road scheme in Bury St Edmunds. Cullum Road consists of 32 apartments, providing housing and care to people from the age of 55 with a diverse range of needs. It is our aim to provide support to enable residents to live as independently as they can in their own home for as long as possible. Cullum Road has on site care 24 hours a day.

You will be responsible for the delivery of high quality care activities to enable customers to achieve the outcomes set out within their care plan. Your role will see you deliver high quality care activities, contribute to needs and risk assessments and actively monitor the health and well-being of customers and the quality of care provided. You will be required to have a flexible attitude and be willing to undertake tasks that your customers or managers ask of you. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to progress and develop within Care and Support.

This is a part time position working 25 hours per week. Shifts are 7am - 2pm and 2pm - 10pm.

About you
Are you a personable, positive individual that is looking to make a difference in people's lives? If the answer is yes, then a job at Orbit could be for you.

To be successful you'll need to be motivated and committed to working with vulnerable individuals. A working background in Care would be helpful but it is not essential, although we are looking for someone who is kind, compassionate and caring. You'll need to be able to possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
This role requires someone who can demonstrate an understanding of care needs and issues affecting Older People.
This role will require a DBS, which will be carried out post offer stage.

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing associations, Orbit owns and manages 40,000 homes and is committed to its purpose of Building Communities. Orbit is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. We are passionate about making a real difference to our communities, ensuring our customers are proud of where they live. We are a long-term sustainable business and make profit for a purpose in order to re-invest in our services and to build much needed new homes.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Jennifer Cole at Retinue Solutions, on .

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34629476

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