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Female Support Worker

Posted 5 October by Creative Support Ltd
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£9.20 per hour
Alvaston , Derbyshire
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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 team in Alvaston, Derby.

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic and motivated Female Support Worker to join our team in Alvaston, Derby. This service in Derby provides consistent, person centred support to individuals with a learning disability and/or mental health support needs. Some of the people we support may also have additional complex physical or other health and social needs. We offer an empowering model of support which enables people to lead fulfilling and happy lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes.

Support Worker Duties:

  • Providing personal care and administering medication to service users
  • Helping service users with domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.
  • Accompanying service users when accessing the wider community and supporting with activities such as: shopping, maintaining friendships and family relationships, visiting the cinema and having meals out
  • Willingness to work flexibly according to the needs of the service, to include days, evenings and weekends

Previous care experience is desirable but not essential for this role, as we provide ongoing training and support through our Creative Support Training Academy. A full UK driving license and ability to drive service users’ car is also desirable, but not essential. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment.

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.

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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