Activity Support Worker (Bengali Speaking)

Creative Support
East London
£20,000 - £24,999
08 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person-centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs.

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Activity Support Worker, who can communicate fluently in Bengali, to initiate, plan and provide enjoyable and stimulating group and one to one activities based on the identified needs, interests and preferences of older people living in our Extra Care Service in Tower Hamlets. You will facilitate social inclusion and community links and promote physical and mental wellbeing, confidence and independence.

You will demonstrate the values that are essential for a role of this nature such as warmth, compassion and unconditional positive regard. You will have good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to facilitate and work with people in groups.

Experience of working with people with dementia, learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism and physical disabilities would be an advantage.

You will also be willing to work flexible sessions according to needs and preferences of service users (this may include evenings and weekends).

This role is exempt from Section 7 2e of the SDA.