Support Worker (Russian-Speaking)

Job Reference: 78194
Posted: Thursday 22nd February 2024
Closing Date: Friday 8th March 2024
Up to £11.95 per hour (indexed to the London Living Wage)
Camden, London
Full-Time/Part-Time

Are you caring and committed to making a positive difference in the lives of people with learning disabilities? We are recruiting a highly motivated Support Worker for our Camden service who is willing to go the extra mile to support adults with profound learning disabilities to enjoy an active and fulfilling lifestyle. You will be patient, attentive and responsive to different individual needs and preferences. The ability to understand and communicate well in Russian is essential for the role.

You will be passionate about promoting active involvement and communication to ensure that ‘every day is a great day’. You will offer respect and unconditional positive regard for the people you support. Applicants must be reliable, flexible and professional with a good team and work ethic. To meet the needs of our Camden service, a Russian-speaking candidate is essential.

Previous experience within a Support Worker role is desirable but not an essential requirement; successful applicants will attend mandatory induction training courses to begin this role.

Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to people with learning disabilities and other support needs. The support we offer is tailored to the individual client’s needs and wants, whilst encouraging independence and community engagement.

This is an exciting time to join our Camden services, as we increase our presence in the borough. Creative Support is committed to your continuous professional development. 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 have access to ongoing professional development from our training office in London and 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 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 of Support Worker 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 have the choice of either weekly or monthly pay.

You will be required to work in a flexible manner, on a roster basis, which will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

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.

If you wish to have a chat about the role, please call Grace Kirk on 0207 2722 865.

We can only accept fully completed applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK, we do not accept CV’s as a form of application – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme.

 

Application Instructions:

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 recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk 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

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