Female Support Worker

Job Reference: 80314
Posted: Friday 24th May 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 13th June 2024
£12.00 per hour
Carlisle, Cumbria
Full-Time, Part-Time

Could you be the next enthusiastic team-player to join our award winning care home?

Creative Support is looking for a warm and caring Support Worker to join our Residential Care Home (The Laurels) in Carlisle, Cumbria. Here we provide quality care and support to a number of residents, helping and encouraging them to lead a fulfilling and enriched life. Our service has been recognised as being one of the 20 top rated Care Homes in the region based on published reviews from residents and their family and friends.

No two days at The Laurels are the same as we support our vibrant residents to follow their passions and engage in a range of activities, arranging enjoyable and entertaining experiences for all of our residents.

The role includes providing personal care and the administration of medication for older adults, some of whom have dementia. You will also develop warm and trusting relationships with service users enabling them to enjoy their time at the service to the fullest. The Laurels, Carlisle has a family feel and we enjoy sharing all our exciting activities with residents’ close family and friends on Facebook.

“This is the most supportive organisation I’ve worked for and I have worked in care for over 20 years. The training is excellent and if there’s anything you want to achieve or any ambitions you have, this is the right place to be” – Shirley-Ann Tingey, Registered Manager

We are looking for candidates from all walks of life. No previous care experience is needed, just a passion for providing person-centred care and support and working in a fun environment!

Vacancy Reference Number: 80314
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. The service is located on a main public transport route with regular buses travelling in and around the area.

Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.
Evidence of vaccination needs to be demonstrated as part of the pre- employment process

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 Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010. 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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