Community Support Workers (Job Ref: 19404)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Midlands, new, Part Time

Location: Leicester and Leicestershire

Salary: Up to £7.70ph based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 04 December 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19404JCP, 19404RED, 19404GWO


Short Job Description:

We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and creative individuals to join our team of support workers in Leicester and Leicestershire. You will be working in our community based services, supporting individuals with learning disabilities and mental health needs in their own homes. You will engage with individuals and explore ways of working to develop new and existing skills. This is an opportunity to work with individuals to achieve positive outcomes.

Previous experience is not essential but you will demonstrate the values that are essential for a role of this nature such as warmth, compassion and empowerment. The right individual will have access to training and support to develop and maintain a caseload of individuals and make a real difference to their lives. Drivers desirable

You will need to work flexibly on a rota between the hours of 8am and 8pm and at weekends in line with scheduled community visits.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful community based service which is continuing to grow and develop. You will receive a full local and corporate induction after which you will attain then newly implemented Care Certificate. Once you have successfully passed your probationary period you will then be enrolled on a Adult Care & Support Worker Scholarship Level 2 for those starting their career in Health & Social Care or First Line Leader in Health & Social Care Scholarship Level 3. This is the transition qualification to management for Support Workers.

As an employee of Creative Support you will also be entitled to a wide range of benefits including:
• Paid travel time and expenses
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• Highly serviced employee advice line
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. 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.


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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