Relief Extra Care Worker
Creative Support
London, GB
1d ago
source : GOV.UK

Do you have the commitment and values to make a real difference to the lives of people with care needs? Are you passionate about empowering them to improve their quality of life, while supporting them to realise their hopes, dreams and aspirations?

Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to people with various physical and mental disabilities, learning disabilities and dementia.

The support we offer is tailored to the individual client’s needs and wants, whilst encouraging independence and community engagement.

Prince of Wales Drive is an Extra Care scheme for older people located next to Battersea Park. The scheme consists of 59 self-contained flats and focuses on providing integrated, holistic care and support to older people with care and support needs.

Needs may include dementia, mental health needs, physical disabilities, learning disabilities and complex health needs.

We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are highly motivated, hardworking, and keen to support older people in a proactive and holistic manner.

You will have well-honed skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for our all our service users.

You will support people to maintain a healthy state of wellbeing mentally, physically and emotionally. You will (alongside members of the person’s circle of support) empower individuals to be happy, healthy, and successful in achieving their life goals.

You must be willing to embrace all aspects of the role including, but not limited to, providing support with personal care and domestic tasks and supporting individuals to access work, education and social opportunities.

We value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of the people we support, such as, sports and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking, to name but a few.

You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a roster basis which will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.

Previous experience in working with vulnerable adults is essential.

If you wish to discuss this role further please contact Alda Gibson, Senior Operations Manager on 07970 742922.

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About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer.

It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.

For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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