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Sanctuary Group are currently recruiting for a part time Support Assistant to join a team at Byron Road in Sheffield. Byron Road has nine rooms in a large shared house, providing support for adults aged 18 and over, with a range of mental health needs and learning disabilities, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.

The role of Support Assistant will include:
• Supporting clients to build the skills and confidence for further independence
• Assisting with cooking and healthy eating, cleaning, laundry and shopping
• Providing support to clients with accessing the local community and leisure activities
• Offering advice around life skills
• Being part of our clients support network and feeding into support plans

Skills and experiences:
• Some experience supporting adults with learning disabilities would be beneficial, however this is not essential
• You will be empathetic, non-judgmental and mindful of professional boundaries
• You will have effective communication skills with the ability to relay complex information clearly
• A positive ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to persevere through challenging situations

Rewards?
• A pension scheme, with matching contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
• 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
• 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

Closing Date: 14 February 2019

 

Salary is £8.28 an hour

https://findajob.dwp.gov.uk/details/1611307

Job reference: 43671