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Support Assistant, Witham (part time)

Ref: ECES/9042/SA2

Salary: £7,702 per annum

Hours: 16 hours per week, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Closing date: 20 June 2019

What you’ll be doing

As a Support Assistant you will help older people to live independently in the community, actively networking with other agencies to support a person-centred approach and service.

You will join a dedicated team, providing a range of housing-related support services, including:

  • Helping residents to live independently and visiting them to assess and meet their support needs
  • Promoting social activities on the estate and in the wider community
  • Working closely with the statutory and voluntary sectors to provide a seamless service and liaise with residents’ relatives

Who we need

As Support Assistant you will need to have a caring, supportive nature and be a superb communicator. You will be highly organised and comfortable planning your own work and be familiar with the needs of older people. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage but is not essential.

We need people who share our values, people who are friendly, customer focused, calm and have the ability to work with a wide range of people. Being computer literate is also essential.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We believe they should be able to choose how they live in later life. This means listening carefully so we can shape our homes and services around their changing needs and concerns.

Who we are

Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people, and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.

We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.

At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.

What we offer

We believe in supporting you, and have a range of lifestyle benefits to ensure a good work-life balance, and a positive sense of wellbeing. Our attractive packages include:

  • 28 days annual leave, including bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions and non-contributory life assurance
  • Family friendly policies, including enhanced maternity and paternity pay, and flexible working patterns
  • O2 and other discounts for staff
  • A commitment to growing you through training, professional qualification support and individual development plans

About the role

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  • Location: Helen Court, River View, Maldon Road, Witham, CM8 1FX
  • Interview date: 27 June 2019
  • Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Anchor Hanover Group has been formed as part of a recent merger between Anchor Trust and Hanover Housing Association. As such Anchor Hanover Group is going through a period of organisational change and this position may be reviewed in 2019.

To find out more about our recent merger, please visit the Our merger pages.

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