Senior Recovery Support Worker (Job Ref: 19537)

Position Categories: Full Time, Mental Health, new, North West

Location: Whalley Range

Salary: Up to £16,844pa based on experience

Closing Date: 17 November 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19537JCP, 19537GWO


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of person centred care and support to older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and autism spectrum conditions.

We are recruiting an experienced practitioner for the role of Senior Support Worker to provide person-centred support to people with mental health needs at our services in Whalley Range. You will support people on their recovery journey through,
• Providing practical and emotional support to service users in line with Personal Support Plans
• Identifying and accessing opportunities with service users to gain independence and confidence to take control of their lives
• Supervising staff and managing staff resources efficiently to meet the needs of the service
• Working with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that maximises outcomes for service users

A minimum of two years’ experience of providing care and support to people with mental health needs is essential for this role. It is desirable that you have experience of supporting and supervising a staff team. A clean driving licence and access to a car is beneficial.

You are expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the client group you work with, managerial qualifications, and up-to-date training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

We do not accept CV as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required, which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies.


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).

It's important for you to read the full job description so that you can complete your application form with details relevant to the position. Make sure you read our Recruitment FAQs before sending in your application form.

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.


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