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We are seeking warm, caring and positive Female Waking Night Support Workers to provide person-centred care and support to older people with various physical disabilities, learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia living in our Extra Care housing in Battersea. You will be committed to promoting positive health and emotional wellbeing and an excellent quality of life.
In the role of Waking Night Support Worker you will engage with individuals based at our Battersea service and build trusting, therapeutic relationships. You will also provide respectful personal care and practical support with household tasks. You must be flexible, energetic and reliable.
The ability to work in a holistic way to promote independence through a reablement approach is essential. A variety of flexible hours and working patterns can be considered at our Battersea service. We are a local provider employing a diverse team of well-supported staff to provide great services.
We offer comprehensive training including induction to Care Certificate level and accredited Health & Social Care Diplomas to enable you to develop your career in social care.
‘Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010’
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 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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
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.
Creative Support is recognised as one of the largest national not-for-profit providers of prevention and care services in England. We work in over 60 local authorities across the North West, North East, Yorkshire & Humberside, the Midlands, London and the South East.
Our mission is to promote the independence, inclusion and wellbeing of people with support needs. We do this by working with the people we support, their families and partner agencies to develop and deliver high quality services that meet individual needs and aspirations in a person-centred way. We also aim to provide added value to our purchasers and to contribute to communities by using our resources in efficient, flexible and creative ways.
Over the last 12 months we have supported 7,000 people with care and support needs to achieve their goals, grow in independence and take control over their lives. A further 1,400 tenants have benefitted from the provision of high quality housing with support.
Creative Support has a reputation for being dynamic, enterprising and customer-focused and for finding innovative ways to deliver services. We are committed to co-production with the people we support and to working in partnership with the local voluntary sector and other agencies to find creative solutions to individual and community needs.
We currently employ over 5,000 staff and aim to be the employer of choice for people seeking a rewarding career in social care. We hold the Investors in People (Silver Award) and have achieved the Investing in Volunteers quality standard. Creative Support are also a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion organisation. Our Creative Academy provides excellent training and accredited diplomas, enabling staff to develop their skills and grow in confidence. We are proud to maintain the Skills for Care endorsement which is the quality badge for health and social care training.
Make a difference and work at Creative Support
Working for Creative Support is more than just a job. It’s the opportunity to make a difference and have a positive impact on people’s lives. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce to provide responsive, person-centred support which promotes the independence, wellbeing and social inclusion of the people we support. We are looking to recruit compassionate, well-motivated and resourceful individuals with a willingness to go the extra mile across all of our services and regional offices.