Scheme Extra Care Coordinator

Job Reference: 78395
Posted: Tuesday 14th May 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 29th May 2024
Up to £12.60 per hour
Carlisle, Cumbria
Full-Time

Do you have the commitment and values to make a real difference to the lives of people with care needs? Are you passionate about empowering them to improve their quality of life, and supporting them to realise their hopes, dreams and aspirations?

 

Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high-quality, person-centred support to people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. The support we offer is tailored to the individual, and promotes their independence and community engagement.

 

We are seeking a warm, compassionate and proactive Manager to provide person-centered care and support to our service users. You will be based in the Extra Care Services in Carlisle (Burnside Court and Heysham Gardens) and will assist the Extra Care Registered Manager and Deputy Manager in the operational management of the service. You will be joining a well- established experienced management team and will receive positive support to develop your career with the opportunity to complete a fully funded Diploma in health and social care award.

 

You will be expected to collaborate with the Extra Care Registered Manager, Deputy Manager, the housing provider, NHS professionals, Social Services and other stakeholders to ensure that the highest standards of care are provided. You will ensure that the care provided empowers clients and meets their needs. You will also work in conjunction with service users’ families and friends to promote a positive atmosphere within the service. The ability to work in an empathetic and holistic way in order to maintain orientation and independence is essential. You must be flexible, energetic and reliable.

 

You must be able to work flexibly including early and late shifts and weekend work on a rota basis. Either 30 or 37.5 hours per week dependent upon preference.

We can offer a choice of either weekly or monthly pay

 

You must be willing to embrace all aspects of the role including, but not limited to; providing support with personal care and domestic tasks, and supporting individuals to access social opportunities. We value the personal skills and interests you will bring to both the role and to the lives of the people we support.

 

Previous experience in services for older people, people with dementia and memory loss is essential. Your approach will be warm, person centered, and respectful. Creative Support is committed to your continuous professional development and you will have the opportunity to explore your training and development needs.

 

Vacancy Reference Number: 78395

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 awarded.

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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