Support Worker (Job Ref: 18702)

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

Location: Darlington

Salary: Up to £7.70 per hour based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 27 November 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 18702JCP, 18702GWO, 18702RED


Short Job Description:

We are looking to recruit calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated; hardworking and keen to join our friendly teams in the Darlington and Newton Aycliffe areas.

You will provide person-centred care and support to tenants with mental health needs and/or learning disabilities to take part in all aspects of every day life and to enjoy a wide range of activities. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos

You will need to be flexible and able to deliver support in all aspects of daily living and personal care in a dignified manner. One of our services provides support to meet individualised needs and requires shift work, which includes contributing to a 24hr rota within one of our supported living services including sleepovers. Another of our services includes the provision of support to individuals living within their own tenancy.

We are looking to recruit people who enjoy a challenging and rewarding job and who wish to develop through the training packages that we offer. Car driver preferred.
Creative Support also offers a wide range of benefits such as:
• Full and part time hours
• QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts
We do not accept CV’s 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 for 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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