Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area.
We are looking for caring, reliable and flexible individuals to build on our team of experienced support staff providing care to older adults living in a residential care home in Carlisle. The service supports 27 residents with some individuals who have dementia. The service focuses on promoting independence, maintaining dignity, encouraging inclusion and supporting general health and wellbeing in a positive manner. You must be a warm, caring and trustworthy individual who is committed to the welfare of others. You will provide support on an emotional and practical level with personal care needs, household tasks, medication, diet and nutrition, healthy living and encourage residents to engage with social activities both within and outside the home.
Due to the range and abilities of our residents you will need to be familiar with or willing to train to a high level of understanding and empathy to support older adults with dementia.
Full training is provided as well as the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Full (37.5hrs) and Part time (16hrs) posts available. The service is on a main public transport route and is easily accessible.
Applications are encouraged from people with life experience, as well as experienced care workers. We also offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction including:
- QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2, 3 and 5
- Free life assurance
- Pension with company contribution
- A range of employee discounts
We do not accept CV's as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.