Senior Extra Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 80278
Posted: Friday 26th April 2024
Closing Date: Sunday 26th May 2024
Up to £12.20 per hour
Tameside, Greater Manchester

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, while 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 client’s needs and encourages independence and community engagement.

We have created four brand new positions to support our existing Extra Care Coordinators in providing person-centered care and support to our services users. We are therefore seeking four warm, compassionate and proactive people to complement our fantastic team.

The Tameside Extra Care Services comprise of four extra care sites across the Tameside borough and we now have a newly created role at each of the four sites: our Duknifield service, our Ashton Under Lyne service, our Stalybridge service and our Droylsden service.

You will assist the Extra Care Coordinator and Registered Manager in ensuring an empowering service which meets the needs of our clients and works with the service user’s families and friends to promote a positive atmosphere. You must be flexible, energetic and reliable.

Creative Support is committed to your continuous professional development and as a successful candidate; you will receive a full local and corporate induction, and attain a level 3 certificate in ‘Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care’. On completion of your probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled onto the NVQ level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. You will also have the opportunity to discuss your training and development needs during regular supervision and appraisal meetings.

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 work, education and social opportunities. We value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of the people we support, such as, sports and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music, and cooking to name but a few.

You will be required to work in a flexible manner, on a roster basis, which will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. Previous care experience in working with vulnerable adults is essential; however what we need most from you is gumption and a can-do attitude.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this position, please contact Leigh Birch (Service Director) on 07970 803 256 or

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.

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

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