Do you have the commitment and values to make a real difference to the lives of people with care needs? Are you passionate about empowering them to improve their quality of life, while supporting them to realise their hopes, dreams and aspirations?
Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. The support we offer is tailored to the individual client’s needs and encourages independence and community engagement.
We are seeking a warm, compassionate and proactive leader to provide person-centred care and support to our services users. You will be based in vibrant, multi-cultural Hoxton and be responsible for the operational management and quality of the service, consisting of 13 one bedroom flats. You are expected to collaborate with the Social Services and other stakeholders to ensure that the highest care standards are met. You will ensure an empowering service which meets the needs of our clients and works with their families and friends to promote a positive atmosphere. The ability to work in an empathic and holistic way to maintain client orientation and independence is essential. You must be flexible, energetic and reliable. We are a local provider employing a diverse team of over 100 well supported staff to deliver great services.
You must be willing to embrace all aspects of the role including, but not limited to, providing support with dignified personal care and domestic tasks, and supporting individuals to access work, education and social opportunities. We value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of the people we support, such as, sports and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music, and cooking to name but a few.
Previous practitioner or management experience in services for older people, people with dementia and memory loss is essential, alongside a warm, person-centered and respectful approach. You should ideally have a relevant professional qualification (e.g. Diploma in Social Work, RMN/RGN, NVQ 4/5) and/or a degree level or post-graduate qualification. Creative Support is committed to your continuous professional development and you will have the opportunity to discuss your training and development needs with us.
Creative Support offers a great range of benefits for its staff, which include:
25 days plus 8 statutory days annual leave
Fully paid training courses in Leadership, Management and NVQ 4/5 (subject to service needs)
Access to the staff benefits scheme where you can access a range of benefits including discounted prices and two for one offers at theme parks, shops, restaurants and various on-line stores.
Auto enrolment in a pension scheme with the people’s pension
Free life assurance which provides a lump sum equal to two times annual salary.
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