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Waking Night Extra Care Support Worker

Posted 14 October by Creative Support Ltd
£9.65 per hour
Leighton Buzzard , Bedfordshire
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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 for Waking Night Support Workers to join our Extra Care team in Leighton Buzzard.

We are looking for warm, flexible and motivated individuals to provide person centred care and support at St. George’s Court, Leighton Buzzard. This is part of our Bedfordshire Extra Care Service, which enables older people to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle. You will be required to work waking night shifts, which will include weekends and bank holidays and work with the utmost positive regard for the individuals we support.

Support Worker Duties:

  • Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support
  • Maximising social opportunities and community engagement
  • Maximising outcomes for clients by maintaining their independence and encouraging them to lead an active, fulfilling lifestyle
  • Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users
  • Collaborating with colleagues, families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service

Experience is not essential for this role; however, you must have a warm, caring and respectful personality to succeed in this role. We welcome applications from experienced practitioners, graduates and individuals looking to pursue a career in social care.

We have vacancies available at established services in Ampthill, Leighton Buzzard and Houghton Regis.

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 and company provided uniform for Extra Care staff
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams
  • You will have the option to be paid monthly or weekly

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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Reference: 41212362

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