Outreach Support Worker (Job Ref: 19532)

Position Categories: Complex Needs, Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, new, North West, Part Time

Location: Bury

Salary: Up to £7.70 per hour based on experience

Closing Date: 17 November 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19532JCP, 19532GWO

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a nationwide not-for-profit care provider supporting adults with a wide range of needs. We work closely with local authorities, commissioners and multi-agency teams to provide an excellent standard of care and support to ensure service users enjoy the highest quality of life.
We are looking for Outreach Support Workers working on either a full time or part time basis to provide personalised support to adults with a wide range of support needs, including housing and tenancy related support, social and emotional support and support to maintain and improve physical and mental wellbeing.
Service users may have a learning disability, mental health needs or other complex needs, including substance misuse and offending history.
You will need to be able to work at a fast pace in a constantly changing service. You will need to be dynamic and practical, in addition to promoting the independence of service users with severe and enduring mental health needs and be committed to the principles of recovery.
You will be required to work shifts between 8am and 8pm on a rota basis which will include weekends and bank holidays, the role may involve personal care.
Experience is preferred, however full training will be provided. Car driving would be an advantage, but is not essential.
Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept 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. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.

Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) 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.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.