Home Care Support Worker
We make a difference to the lives of older people in your local Droylsden community.
So can you.
If you are caring and compassionate individual and want a role where you can make an impact in a fun way with a great team, whilst building on your career, we want to hear from you.
We are looking for enthusiastic, caring Home Care Support Workers to provide outreach support to older adults living in their own homes within the Droylsden area. With your support we can reduce social isolation and support older people to access activities in the local community. We help our clients to live full and healthy lives in their own home near to their loved ones.
This is an excellent opportunity to engage closely with those you will support and to develop your own skills and experience, working closely with the district nursing team and health professionals. Working in our integrated care team will allow you to launch your career and build on your skills.
Though relevant experience of working with older adults in a care environment is valued, you do not need prior experience to apply for this role. We are seeking individuals with a duty of care who are able to positively contribute to the lives and experiences of the residents we support and who work well as part of a wider support team.
Visits to resident’s homes are all within the local Droylsden area with a maximum of five minutes travel time between each home. You will be paid for all worked hours and for mileage/travel expenses between homes.
The ability to drive is preferred.
Home Care Support Worker Duties:
-Provision of personal care to residents in their own homes,
-Provide support to individuals with cooking and cleaning,
-Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with residents,
-Helping residents to enjoy and engage with local community activities
Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. Join our team as a Home Care Support Worker within our Droylsden service in Tameside.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
- A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period.
- Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
- Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
- Free employee support programme
- All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
- Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma
We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.
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 will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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