Senior Care and Support Assistant

Posted 24 January by Retinue Solutions
Senior Care and Support Assistant

Location: Cullum Road, Bury St Edmunds

Salary: £17,071 - £18,968 per annum

Hours: 37.25

12 months Fixed Term Contract

The role

We are looking for a Senior 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.

Your role will see you supervise and support front line workers to deliver high quality care services. Working with a vibrant and dedicated team, you will ensure individual needs are met within a supportive and homely environment. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career within Care & Support.

About you

Are you a hard working, influential 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. We are looking for an experienced individual who has worked with vulnerable people in a care and support setting. To be successful you will need to demonstrate proven management and training skills.

This role requires someone who is NVQ Level 3 qualified.

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 .

Advert closing date - Wednesday 7th February 2018

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: 34307549

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