Support Assistant – Sanctuary Supported Living – Darlington

Sanctuary Supported Living

The role of Support Assistant will include:
Supporting residents to build the confidence they need to gain further independence

Encouraging residents to develop their daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, shopping and being part of their community

Working with colleagues and partner agencies to achieve the best outcome for our residents

Maintaining a safe environment for residents, providing support in accordance with relevant regulations, procedures and practices

Helping to maintain professional relationships with residents and their families to support their identified wishes and needs

Skills and experiences:

Ideally you will have experience of working with vulnerable people

You will be empathetic and non-judgmental with a positive approach to managing challenging behavior

A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude

Excellent interpersonal, organisational, listening and time management skills

Ability to keep accurate records with good communication skills

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)

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

£10.43 per hour

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