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 Female Support Worker to our relief team in Tilehurst and the wider Reading area.
We are looking for motivated, flexible and warm applicants to work in a person-centred way with older people with care and support needs. As part of our Relief team in Reading you will need to be flexible in shift cover across the area.
Support Worker Duties:
•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.
Please note that due to the nature of the services we are hiring Female workers at the moment. Experience is essential for this role.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
•Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
•Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff and uniform provided for extra care staff,
•All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams.
•As a Creative Support Bank Staff member you will have access to our free app which allows you to pick up shifts in any area of the country, provides information on the service and shifts as well as directions.
If you feel you have the right attitude, values and passion for this role we would love to hear from you.
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.
Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010
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