Activity Support Worker

Job Reference: 77317
Posted: Friday 17th May 2024
Closing Date: Saturday 15th June 2024
£13.15 per hour
Tower Hamlets, London
Part-Time

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 an exciting opportunity available for an Activity Support Worker to initiate, plan and provide enjoyable and stimulating group and one-to-one activities to clients. These activities will be based on the needs, interests and preferences of older people living in our care services in Tower Hamlets. You will facilitate social inclusion and community links as well as promote physical and mental wellbeing, confidence and independence.

 

You will have good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to facilitate group activities. Experience working with people with a learning disability, dementia, mental health needs, and/or physical disabilities would be an advantage but it is not essential.

 

We are looking for enthusiastic, resourceful and energetic individuals who are motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. You will demonstrate key 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.

 

The role requires the successful candidate to work 30 hours per week on a weekly rota that will include some evening and weekend working.

 

For informal enquiries please email Jessica Morris – Senior Development Officer (Activities and Community Partnerships) on jessica.morris@creativesupport.co.uk  or call her on 07772869304.

 

Vacancy Reference Number: 77317

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

 

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

 

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award.

 

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

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

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