Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 78394
Posted: Tuesday 14th May 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 29th May 2024
Up to £13.00 per hour (indexed to the London Living Wage)
Brent, London
Full-Time

Do you have the commitment, energy and person-centred values to make a real difference to the lives of older people with care and support needs in Brent? Are you passionate about enabling local people to enjoy a good quality of life in extra care housing while remaining as independent as possible?

 

Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to older people and people with a learning disability, physical disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. The support we offer is tailored to the individual client’s needs and preferences and promotes wellbeing, choice and community engagement.

 

We are seeking warm, compassionate and proactive Extra Care Senior Support Workers to provide person-centered care and support to our services users. You will assist the Extra Care Registered Manager in the operational management of the service. The service has capacity for 61 residents in Brent – a rich and culturally diverse area.

 

You will be expected to collaborate with the Extra Care Registered Manager, 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 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 employment, education, and 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.

 

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this position, please contact Tamryn Nicol (Development Officer) on 07929717745 or tamryn.nicol@creativesupport.org.uk or Mahip Singh (Service Director) on 07815518847 or mahip.singh@creativesupport.co.uk – please leave a voicemail in case you can’t reach us and we will definitely get back to you.

Vacancy Reference Number: 78394

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.

 

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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