Extra Care Worker (Job Ref: 18885)

Position Categories: Cumbria, Full Time, new, Older People, Part Time

Location: Carlisle

Salary: Up to £7.60ph based on experience

Closing Date: 17 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 18885JCP, 18885GWO, 18885RED


Short Job Description:

At Creative Support, we have a continuing mission to provide individually focused and respectful support to enable our service users to live fulfilling and independent lives. We are looking for hardworking, flexible and motivated individuals to join our team providing person centred service at our Extra Care Service at Heysham Gardens Carlisle. The service is a purpose built scheme which offers independent living opportunities for older people in a friendly, inclusive and safe environment.

For our Carlisle Extra Care service we want our service users to lead active and positive lives, to achieve this we need individuals to help us to deliver personalized extra care services. We need individuals who are passionate about providing dedicated care and support to older people. You will engage with service users and build trusting therapeutic relationships. Good communication skills are key to this role, as is the ability to provide respectful personal care to meet the client’s needs.

We can offer flexible hours which include evening and weekend work and previous experience within a similar care setting is not essential as we will provide full training and support when undertaking this role. The service has great local transport links within Carlisle. We have 3 positions available.

Applications are encouraged from graduates and people with life experience, as well as experienced care workers. We also offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes:

• Excellent training opportunities inc. QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2, 3 and 5
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts

We do not accept CVs as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies.


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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