Relief Extra Care Worker

Recruiter
Creative Support
Location
Reading
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
12 Oct 2019
Closes
17 Oct 2019
Ref
1272559021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Relief Extra Care Workers for our Extra Care Services for older people in Tilehurst and the wider Reading area.

We are looking for motivated and warm applicants to work in a person-centred way with older people with care and support needs. Your role will include:
  • Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to older people
  • Supporting service users to retain their independence for as long as possible
  • Identifying and accessing opportunities with the service users to support them to lead meaningful and fulfilling lifestyles
  • Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
  • Working as part of a team and alone in service user homes
  • Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service

Previous care and support experience is essential.