Weekend Extra Care Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Chalvey
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
14 Jan 2021
Closes
13 Feb 2021
Ref
1927005627
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking to add a Weekend Extra Care Support Worker to our team in Slough, Berkshire.

Our Extra Care service in Slough provides accommodation and on site care and support to older people. Working in partnership with the housing provider, Extra Care creates a safe environment where individuals can maintain high levels of independence whilst being able to receive care and support when needed.

Working as part of a team you will provide personal care, support with mediation, nutrition and wellbeing to individuals as part of a commissioned care packages. The services are supported by a senior staff team and Registered Manager. Each service has a Team leader to support the care staff and both services are supported by a Registered Manager. Our management team provides a supportive environment in which you can learn and develop.

Support Worker Duties:
  • Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to older people
  • Supporting service users to retain their independence for as long as possible
  • 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

Experience of working with older people is not essential; however you must have a warm personality and a passion for improving the lives of older people. We are looking for a motivated and warm applicant to work in a caring and positive way with older people. This role is part time, hours are to be worked over the weekend.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that encourages personal and professional development whilst undertaking a meaningful and rewarding role. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:
  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams.
  • Free uniform provided