Could you be the next enthusiastic team-player to join our award winning care home. The Laurels has been recognised as being one of the 20 top rated Care Homes in the region based on published reviews from residents and their family and friends
We are looking for caring, reliable and flexible Relief Support Workers to build on our team of experienced support staff providing care to older adults and older adults with dementia living in a residential care home in Carlisle.
Our Carlisle 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.
Relief Support Worker Duties:
- Providing support on an emotional and practical level with personal care needs, household tasks, medication, diet and nutrition and healthy living
- Encouraging residents to engage with social activities both within and outside the home
- Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users
- Carry out general administrative duties and housing management tasks
This is a Relief Support Worker position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, which is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. The flexible shift pattern includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.
Due to the range and abilities of our residents you will need prior experience of supporting older adults with dementia.
Our Carlisle service is on a main public transport route and is easily accessible.
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 and provides information on the service and shifts, including directions. You will be paid weekly.
We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.
We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBTQ+ community.
We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to [email protected] to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS