Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. Our services provide responsive and person centred care which is specific to the needs of the individual. The key to achieving this quality of support is by having a staff workforce that is hardworking and committed to ensuring the best possible quality of life and independence for those we provide this care for, whilst providing a compassionate service.
The Extra Care Service in Dunstable is looking for a warm, motivated individual with leadership qualities to provide person centered support which enables older people to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle. You will provide compassionate care whilst promoting dignity, opportunity, choice and wellbeing. You must have good communication skills and be able to provide respectful personal care. You will also have the partial responsibility of staff deployment to ensure all levels are met. Experience of coaching and supervising staff and with a relevant social care qualification is desirable.
You will be working closely with the on-site Housing Provider and other agencies to ensure that a seamless service is provided that recognises and cooperatively engages with all support elements at the service. The service has a keen focus on maximising and maintaining the independence of those that are supported at Lavender Court, this commitment to reabalement unpins the nature of the service.
Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 - 5. As a senior practitioner and supervisor, we will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more.
In return we offer a wide range of benefits including:
- Guaranteed Contracted Hours
- QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2/3 and higher
- Free life assurance
- Pension with company contribution
- A range of employee discounts
Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well established and supported local work force.
We do not accept CVs as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.