Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 68755
Posted: Thursday 9th May 2024
Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2024
Up to £12.20 per hour
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Full-Time

Are you passionate about delivering high quality, engaging, respectful and dignified care and support to older people in Wakefield, West Yorkshire? If so, we are looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker to join our friendly Extra Care team.

 

At our service in Wakefield, West Yorkshire we provide quality care and support to older adults within an Extra Care setting. Our mission is to provide a safe, homely environment in which older people can live independently whilst receiving bespoke packages of care and support that meet their needs.  We are looking for someone who can lead a team of dedicated workers in achieving positive outcomes for tenants; this will include organising on site activities and events, helping to coordinate and deliver individual packages of care and support whilst maintaining community links.

 

Your role will include:

 

  • Provide excellent, respectful personal care to our residents and encouraging them to engage in a wide range of exciting activities,
  • Helping to coordinate and deliver unique packages of care and support to all residents,
  • Assisting our Team Leaders and Registered manager in ensuring all residents receive the highest quality and care and support,
  • Shared responsibility for coaching and deploying staff and managing rotas,
  • Willingness to work flexibly according to the needs of the service to include daytimes, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

 

At least two years’ experience in providing care and support to older people is essential for this role. As Senior Support Worker compassion, motivation, diligence and an ability to empathise with individuals is also essential.

 

You must be warm, well organised, and conscientious and demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. You will be required to work on a rota, undertaking early, late and weekend duties as required. Senior support workers are expected participate in an on-call rota.

 

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

 

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, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

 

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

 

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. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

 

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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