Activity Support Worker (Job Ref: 19702)

Position Categories: London, new, Older People, Part Time

Location: Tower Hamlets

Salary: £9.75 per hour (indexed to London Living Wage)

Closing Date: 02 December 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19702JCP, 19702GWO, 19702RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person-centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs.

We have exciting opportunities available for Activity Support Workers to initiate, plan and provide enjoyable and stimulating group and one to one activities based on the identified needs, interests and preferences of older people living in our Extra Care Services in Tower Hamlets. You will facilitate social inclusion and community links and to promote their physical and mental wellbeing, confidence and independence.

You will have good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to facilitate and work with people in groups and experience of working with people with dementia, a learning disability, people with mental health needs, autism and people with physical disabilities would be an advantage.

We are looking for enthusiastic, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. You will demonstrate the values that are essential for a role of this nature such as warmth, compassion and unconditional positive regard along with the ability to work flexibly (this may include evenings and weekends).

Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.


Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

It's important for you to read the full job description so that you can complete your application form with details relevant to the position. Make sure you read our Recruitment FAQs before sending in your application form.

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.


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