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, and 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, and promotes their independence and community engagement.
We are seeking a warm, compassionate and proactive Extra Care Coordinator to provide person-centered care and support to our service users. You will be based in an Extra Care Service in vibrant, multi-cultural Mile End, and will assist the Extra Care Registered Manager in the operational management of the service.
You will be expected to collaborate with the Extra Care Registered Manager, Social Services and other stakeholders to ensure that the highest standards of care are provided. You will ensure that the care provided empowers clients and meets their needs. You will also work in conjunction with service users’ families and friends to promote a positive atmosphere within the service. The ability to work in an empathetic and holistic way in order to maintain orientation and independence is essential. You must be flexible, energetic and reliable. Creative Support employs a diverse team of over 120 well-supported staff in various services in Tower Hamlets to deliver exceptional care.
You must be willing to embrace all aspects of the role including, but not limited to, providing support with personal care and domestic tasks, and supporting individuals to access employment, education, and social opportunities. We value the personal skills and interests you will bring to both the role and to the lives of the people we support. This may include expertise in area such as sport and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music, and cooking, to name but a few.
Previous experience in services for older people, people with dementia and memory loss is essential. Your approach will be warm, person centered, and respectful. Creative Support is committed to your continuous professional development and you will have the opportunity to explore your training and development needs.
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