Support Worker - Q

Posted 2 January by Sanctuary Care
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At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

Support Worker – Qualified – Days

Birch House Care Home9-12 Brighton Court , Brighton Place, Peterculter , Aberdeenshire

£8.75 per hour

24 hours per week to be worked over 2 days

Why work for us?

Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories.

Where you’ll work

Birch House Care Home provides residential and nursing care to adults of all ages with learning disabilities and associated physical disabilities. Our aim is to provide a safe and homely atmosphere, ensuring a person centred approach. We ensure that the residents maintain as much independence as possible through encouraging choice and activity. We endeavour to support the residents in maintaining contact with their families and friends.

Click here for more information about the home.

The role of Care Assistant will include

  • Delivering the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Helping with all aspects of day-to-day life, as well as making sure they can enjoy leisure and social activities
  • Ensuring the overall happiness and well being of our residents by getting to know them and their families and providing them with emotional support and company

    Skills and experiences

  • Experience is preferred, however, we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual
  • Excellent communication and team working skills are essential along with a flexible approach
  • You will also be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve

    Ready to join us?

    As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:

  • 20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Enhanced rate of pay (dependent on qualifications)
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing emotional support including counselling as ?well as legal, financial and medical advice.
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’

    * Terms and Conditions apply

    To assist you in building a rewarding career in care you can look forward to excellent training and development opportunities within a friendly and supportive environment.

    If you require further assistance please contact the home onand quote Ref: 42870

    Closing date: 30 January 2019

    We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

Building Equality and Diversity

We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

A PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme) check in respect of protected adults will be necessary in the event of a successful application, which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

Reference: 36923405

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