Extra Care Worker (Job Ref: 20466)

Position Categories: Full Time, new, Older People, Part Time, South East

Location: Slough

Salary: Up to £9.00 per hour based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 09 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20466JCP, 20466GWO, 20466RED

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support services to a wide range of service user groups. Our 2 Extra Care services in Slough provide accommodation and on site care to older people. Working in partnership with the housing provider, Extra Care creates a safe environment where individuals can maintain high levels of independence whilst being able to receive care and support when needed.

Working as part of a team you will provide personal care, support with mediation, nutrition and wellbeing to individuals as part of a commissioned care packages. Each service has a Team leader to support the care staff and both services are supported by a Registered Manager. Our management team provides a supportive environment in which you can learn and develop. There are no requirements to travel from the service on a day to day basis, uniforms and DBS checks are provided free of charge and staff have access to a wide range of benefits.

We are looking for a motivated and warm applicant to work in a caring and positive way with older people. Your role will include:
• Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to older people
• Supporting service users to retain their independence for as long as possible
• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
• Working as part of a team and alone in service user homes
• Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service

Experience of working with older people is not essential; however you must have a warm personality and a passion for improving the lives of older people.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that encourages personal and professional development whilst undertaking a meaningful and rewarding role. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training.

For more information about the role or for an informal discussion please contact Gemma Dimano on 07811997050

Application Instructions:

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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.