Extra Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 45200
Posted: Wednesday 4th August 2021
Closing Date: Tuesday 17th August 2021
Up to £9.20 per hour
Carlisle, Cumbria
Full-Time, Part-Time

At Creative Support, we provide individually focused and respectful support to enable our service users to live fulfilling and independent lives. We are looking for hardworking, flexible and empathetic Support Workers to join our team, providing a 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 personalised extra care services. We need individuals who are passionate about providing dedicated care and support to older people. As a Support Worker 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 service users’ needs.

We can offer flexible hours which include evening and weekend work. Previous experience within a similar Support Worker role is not essential as we will provide full training and support when undertaking this role. The service has great local transport links within Carlisle.

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

These include:

• Full time or part time hours
• 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

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to 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.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

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

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