At Creative Support, we provide individually focused and respectful support to enable our service users to live fulfilling and independent lives. We are looking for hardworking, flexible and empathetic Support Workers to join our team, providing a person-centred service at our Extra Care Service at Heysham Gardens, Carlisle. The service is a purpose-built scheme which offers independent living opportunities for older people in a friendly, inclusive and safe environment.
For our Carlisle Extra Care service, we want our service users to lead active and positive lives. To achieve this, we need individuals to help us to deliver personalised extra care services. We need individuals who are passionate about providing dedicated care and support to older people. As a Support Worker you will engage with service users and build trusting therapeutic relationships. Good communication skills are key to this role, as is the ability to provide respectful personal care to meet the service users’ needs.
We can offer flexible hours which include evening and weekend work. Previous experience within a similar Support Worker role is not essential as we will provide full training and support when undertaking this role. The service has great local transport links within Carlisle.
Applications are encouraged from graduates and those with life experience, as well as experienced care workers. We also offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction.
Choice of weekly or monthly pay
• A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period
Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
Free employee support programme
All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma
Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.
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